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VBS Training and Networking Events
Group's VBS
...are coming to a city near you!
Bring your team if you are using:
More than 200 FunShop events around the country!
Group's VBS FunShop events offer hands-on training that gives practical pointers on everything from fundraising and recruiting to decorating and cleanup. Learn how to create amazing decorations and get step-by-step instructions, experience a “Day at VBS,” network, and win prizes! Discover time-saving and budget-stretching tips from Group's VBS veterans. You'll learn to plan, coordinate, do effective family follow-up, and pull off an amazing VBS event. Bring all your key leaders!
Plus, these networking sessions help you share ideas and coordinate sharing props and decorating resources with other churches in your area. You’ll get an exclusive FunShop gift and jumpstart your VBS season!
$20/early-bird (at least two weeks prior to the event)
$15/more than 5 people from same church (at least two weeks prior to the event)
$40/person (registering less than two weeks prior to the event or at the door)
Time: Most events are scheduled for 3.5 hours. Check specific events for details.
Sample Schedule for 2018
 8:30 AM       Registration/Refreshments/Networking
 9:00 AM       FunShop & Networking
12:30 PM      On your way home...ready for VBS!
Group Vbs Funshops
2018 FunShops!
Now accepting applications for 2018 Host Churches—US and Canada!

Choose from two great VBS programs: Shipwrecked: Where Jesus Rescues or Babylon: Daniel’s Courage in Captivity.

Interested in hosting a VBS FunShop at your church? Complete our online application: here.

Please email us at VBSTeam@group.com for a copy of the FunShop Host FAQs to check out the exciting hosting benefits or if you have any questions about VBS FunShops.

Applications are being accepted through September 1, 2017. We will announce our 2018 locations by November 1.

There are no more FunShops scheduled for the 2017 VBS season. Please register for 2018 FunShops starting in January.