Wondering Which 2021 VBS Theme To Use This Year?

There are many fun, and new Vacation Bible School themes to choose from for 2021.  You may also see some familiar themes listed below as some producers are offering their 2020 VBS themes again since most churches were not able to host a VBS this year.

Hopefully we can help make choosing the right one a little easier with this list of some of the most popular 2021 VBS themes for this year.  We've included the promotional videos as well as links to each VBS theme creator's page so you can learn more about each one.  Happy planning! (Plus you can check out Children's Ministry Deals brand new 2021 VBS Theme: Lava Lava Luau)

Rocky Railway - Group 2021 VBS Theme

It’s full steam ahead with this awesome train-themed VBS theme. GROUP provides countless activities, games, crafts, experiments, and Bible lessons in this new VBS Theme. The main idea is, “Jesus’ power pulls us through.” There are two options to purchase: the ultimate starter kit and the ultimate starter kit + digital. In the starter kit, you can expect a detailed guide, documenting everything you need to get your VBS up and running. As always, you can expect video lessons, teaching kids the important bible story of the day. They also have video worship music, which is sure to get kids on their feet and dancing. Along with all of that, they also have tons of student resources that the kids get to take home with them through the week.

You can find more info on the Rocky Railway 2021 VBS on Group's website here.


Destination Dig - Lifeway 2021 VBS Theme

Destination Dig 2021 VBS curriculum takes kids to present-day Israel to become junior archaeologists. It is here that they will learn about real historical pieces of the past to learn about who Jesus is, where he came from, and why he came. Throughout their time as junior archaeologists kids will discover the truth of Jeremiah 29:13, showing us that God will reveal Himself when we look for Him with all of our hearts. 

You can find more info on the Destination Dig 2021 VBS on Lifeway's website here.

Wilderness Escape - Group 2021 VBS Theme

The Wilderness Escape VBS theme follows the story of the Exodus from Egypt. The starter pack includes a director guide, leader manuals, helpful DVDs and CDs, and student resources. Group believes that their curriculum requires fewer volunteers and less time to make a successful VBS. Each day kids will meet a new animal friend who will teach them something new about God, the Bible, the Church, and even themselves. GROUP’s VBS curriculum provides the essential resources to get your VBS up and running. Their leader manuals provide an in-depth description of what each teacher/leader’s responsibilities, taking some of the pressure off of the director.

You can find more info on the Wilderness Escape 2021 VBS theme on Group's website Here

Mystery Island - Answers 2021 VBS Theme

Kids have so many questions about who God is, what God is like, and what God does. In order to best answer these questions, let's send them to Mystery Island. It is here at Mystery Island that we'll discover the truth about God! Each day at Mystery Island VBS kids will learn a new quality of God. Mystery Island 2021 VBS Theme is complete with lessons, games, and songs that helps kids see God in their own lives! 

If you have more questions about Mystery Island 2021 VBS Theme, click here.

To Mars and Beyond - 2021 Cokesburry VBS Theme 

Go on a fantastic space voyage with Coksebury in their 2021 VBS Theme: To Mars and Beyond. Kids will learn all about God's power along the way of their interstellar travels. This curriculum comes with games, lessons, and songs to help you create the most jaw dropping VBS yet! They also have several other resources available for additional purchase. 

Be sure to check out Cokesburry's website for To Mars and Beyond - 2021 VBS Theme: here.

Treasured - Group 2021 VBS Theme

The big idea of Treasured 2021 VBS Theme is "Discovering You're Priceless to God." The starter kit includes high quality dvd videos, student resource samples, station leader manuals, and most importantly, the ultimate director go-to guide. For an extra $40, you can also get both physical and digital copies of all materials needed to create your most stellar VBS yet! 

Click here to find more info on Treasured 2021 VBS Curriculum. 

Anchored - Group 2021 VBS Theme

Anchored 2021 VBS Theme's big idea is, "Deepening Faith in God." The starter guide includes director and leaders manuals, dvd content, and student resources. The helpful DVDs and CDs feature training resources that make it easy to inspire and educate your church body. For only $80 you can get amazing resources to help create your 2021 VBS. 

Check out Anchored 2021 VBS Theme here

Press Play - Orange 2021 VBS Theme

Orange has created an awesome VBS that reminds kids that Jesus gives them confidence. Press Play 2021 VBS comes in two packages: The VBS Starter Kit and a VBS Starter Kit with USB Included. All videos, games, advertisements, crafts, and songs are available to download when purchased. 

Click here for more info on Press Play 2021 VBS Theme. 

Wonder World Funfest - RBP 2021 VBS Theme 

Wonder World Funfest 2021 VBS Theme takes kids through marvelous Bible stories that sound fantastic enough to be in a carnival. The starter kit includes Director Manuals, Classroom Materials, Evangelism Materials, Promotional Materials, Music, Crafts, Attendance, Gifts & Awards, Missions Materials, and Promotional Video Downloads. There are KJV and NKJV versions, both costings $112. 

Look for more info? Click here to see the Wonder World Funfest product page.