Vacation Bible School 2023

VBS Across the Diocese of Arizona

This summer, many churches across the country will be hosting Vacation Bible Schools to encourage children and youth to explore their relationship with God. Here are a few VBS programs that are taking place in Arizona.

St. Francis in the Valley – Green Valley

600 S La Canada Dr., Green Valley, AZ 85614

Contact: Deborah Harby

Program: Jerusalem Marketplace VBS

Dates: Monday, June 19 – Friday, June 23

Cost: $0

Ages: Grades 1 – 5

To Register:

Step back in time to where Jesus walked to the Cross Smell the fresh, warm bread; weave a basket of reeds; make clay pots… Can you hear the music echoing through the Marketplace? Engage all senses as you transport your church to a different time and a fresh experience—and walk with Jesus today!

Saint Philip’s in the Hills – Tucson

We’re excited to welcome you to this informal gathering of families over the summer, and to orientation for the Fall. Throughout the summer we will share food, fellowship, and faith formation activities together.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church – Litchfield Park

400 S. Old Litchfield Rd., Litchfield Park

Contact: Debra Quick

Program: Compassion Camp: What Every Living Thing Needs

Dates: Monday, June 26 – Friday, June 30, 8-11 a.m.

Cost: $0

Ages: 3 – 11 years

To Register:

Through Compassion Camp: What Every Living Thing Needs, participants will explore what all living things need to live—shelter, food, water, air, and community—and how they can have compassion for the living earth, especially in their local ecosystems.

Christ Church of the Ascension – Paradise Valley

4015 East Lincoln Drive Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

Contact: Shana Halpin 602-840-8210

Program: He’s Got The Whole World In His Hands!

Dates: Tuesday, May 30 – Friday, June 2

Cost: $40 per child

Ages: K – 5th grade

To Register:

This year we are all about space!! Join us in making the connection between planets and your favorite bible stories! Games, crafts, songs, bible stories, and snacks are guaranteed to be out of this world!!

St Mark’s Episcopal Church – Mesa

322 N. Horne St. Mesa, AZ 85201

Contact: Dianne Nunez

Program: Stellar – Shine Jesus’ Light

Dates: Monday, July 17 – Friday, July 21, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $0

Ages: 4 – 11 years

To Register:

All are welcome! Parents are welcome to stay and join in the fun.

St Matthew’s Episcopal Church – Chandler

901 W. Erie St., Chandler AZ 85225

Contact: Amy Trias, Family and Children’s Minister (480) 899-7386 x 1005

Program: Stellar

Dates: Monday, June 5 – Friday, June 9, 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Cost: $30/child, scholarships available

Ages: 3 – 12 years

To Register:

Join us for a stellar week as we celebrate Jesus’ love and spread his light! Children PreK through 6th grade are invited to join us on a mission of sharing Jesus’ love. We’ll have five fun-filled days from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and on Wednesday we’ll make a stellar splash in the courtyard with water inflatables and water games! It’s a week you won’t want to miss!

Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church – Tucson

2331 E Adams St. Tucson, 85719

Contact: Jessica Swift (520)444-8749

Program: Nourish Nights

Dates: Select Tuesday nights from 6-8pm: June 6, June 27, July 11, July 18

Ages: All ages, parents/guardians need to come with children and stay

To Register: Email

We hope your family will join us in nourishing our bodies and spirits with dinner, fellowship, and faith learning through stories, games, and messy activities.

Trinity Cathedral – Phoenix

100 W. Roosevelt St. Phoenix, 85003

Contact: Clarissa Ortiz

Program: Trinity Cathedral Summer Art Camp

Dates: Wednesday, July 19 – Friday, July 21

Cost: Pay what you can! Recommended $40 per student.

Ages: 5-12yr regular campers & 13-15yr Leadership Counselors

To Register:

Camp for all things Art!

Christ the King, Tucson

Program:   Stellar by Group

Contact:     Jeremy Knight at

Dates:       June 19th – June 23rd

Cost:          $30 per person

Grades:     1-6

Register:   Stellar VBS 2023 :: VBS Pro :: Group Publishing