Vacation Bible School

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First UMC Santa Monica invites children of all ages on a space travel adventure to explore where God’s power can take them! Along the journey, Voyagers discover a new realm of possibilities as they reach for the stars and encounter the limitless love of God. This adventure includes exciting music, amazing science, creative crafts, fun recreation, a mission project and memorable Bible stories to help children know God is with them to Mars and beyond! 

What: VBS to Mars and Beyond!

Who: Ages 5/TK to 5th Grade

When: Monday-Friday, August 5 – 9

VBS: 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Child Care: 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. for an additional cost

VBS Cost: $30/child ($80 max. per family)

VBS includes snack; Children must bring a labeled water bottle each day.

Child Care Cost: $150/week per child or $50/day* per child

*Days must be selected in advance to ensure proper coverage. You can notate days in the Registration Form.

Lunch and afternoon snack not included during Child Care. Please label with your child’s name.


Daily Camp Colors to Wear:

Monday – Green

Tuesday- Red

Wednesday – Blue

Thursday – Orange and Yellow

Friday – Black and White


For questions regarding VBS contact Tricia Guerrero:

Call (310) 393-8258 ext. 104

Emailing t.guerrero@santamonicaumc.org.


Vacation Bible School, also known simply as VBS, is a one week long, half-day summer program full of fun, music, scripture and stories, science projects, prayer and missions.  It is available to kids ages 5 to 11 years old (or starting Kindergarten – 5th grade in the fall).  There is a small fee per child/family.  Scholarships may be available.  Youth in 6th through 12th grade are welcome to volunteer while earning your Community Service Credit!  Adult volunteers are also welcome for Music, Crafts, Games, Storytelling, snack prep and much more.  Contact the church office for more information (310) 393-8258 or subscribe below for updates on Children and Family Ministry.