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Camp VBS 2023

summer camp for children that combines the best of Camp Discovery & VBS

what is Camp VBS?

Camp VBS is a summer camp for younger & older children that combines the best of Camp Discovery and Vacation Bible School and focuses on learning & growing deeper in the gospel while including the fun aspects of camp: music, crafts, science, recreation, a daily field trip, and so much more!

when, where, & what is the length of Camp VBS?

When? June 5th-9th, 2023


Where? First Baptist Church in Blountville


Time? Starts at 8:30am every morning and pick up is at 5:00pm. This year there will be a Family Dinner at 5:30pm every evening directly after pick up.

what is the cost to Attend?

-The cost for 1st - 6th grade is TBD. This will include snacks, field trips, transportation, materials for craft and teaching time, and a camp t-shirt. Registration is due TBD. There will be a $10 late fee for all registrations turned in after the due date. Camp shirts may not be available if you sign up after this date.

-The cost for 2y/o - Kindergarten is TBD. Camp shirts are optional for this group at a cost of TBD. 

what does the schedule for Camp VBS look like? (this was 2022 schedule)

Daily Field Trip Schedule 2022 (there will be a new daily schedule for 2023)

MONDAY, JUNE 6

Make sure to wear your swimsuit (one piece for girls) and bring a towel to camp on this day because swimming is on the agenda for for campers at the “Mammoth Waves” wave pool in Saltville, VA. Bring on all the waves and don’t forget your sunscreen. Pick up time will be at 5:00pm at First Baptist Blountville. Family Dinner to follow.


TUESDAY, JUNE 7

We will travel to Steele Creek Park for a variety of activities. We will be playing on the playground, going to the nature center, hiking, biking, fishing, and doing one of the camp’s all time favorites: wading in the creek. Choose your options for this day on the registration form. Bring an old pair of shoes or water shoes to wade in. Pick up time will be at 5:00pm at First Baptist Blountville. Family Dinner to follow.


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8

Wednesday is going to be an exciting day for our campers! We are going to Bright’s Zoo in Limestone, TN. Campers will get to see all kinds of animals throughout the zoo including some exotic creatures like red kangaroos, spider monkeys, pandas, zebras, and so much more! Pick up will be at 5:00pm at First Baptist Blountville. Family Dinner to follow.


THURSDAY, JUNE 9

On Thursday your child will enjoy the area’s most high flying fun place. After lunch we will be heading to Just Jump Trampoline Park in Bristol. Please bring trampoline jumping socks if you have them. We will provide socks for those who do not. Pick up time will be at 4:30pm at First Baptist Blountville. PLEASE NOTE THIS EARLY PICK UP TIME. Family Dinner to follow.


FRIDAY, JUNE 10

Friday afternoon at Camp Discovery equals fun in the water because it’s water day! We will be playing water games in Fellowship Park (across the street from First Baptist Church). Make sure to bring or wear a swimsuit (one piece for girls), cover-up, and towel. Pick up will be at 4:30pm at First Baptist Blountville. PLEASE NOTE THIS EARLY PICK UP TIME. Family Dinner to follow. 

How to register & pay for Camp VBS

**You must turn in both your payment & registration form(s) to be fully registered for Camp VBS **



  • Download, print, & fill out the registration form(s). Return the registration form(s) and payment in-person to our church office. Our church office is open M-F from 8:30am-5pm. Lunch break at 12pm, we will return after 1:30pm.


**There will be a $10 late fee for all registrations turned in after due date. Camp shirts may not be available if you sign up after this date**



**The cost for 2y/o - Kindergarten is TBD. Camp shirts are optional for this group at a cost of TBD. This cost must be paid in-person only.

**The cost for 1st - 6th grade is TBD per child. This includes snacks, field trips, transportation, materials for craft and teaching time, and a camp t-shirt. There will be a $10 late fee for all registrations turned in after due date. Camp shirts may not be available if you sign up after this date.