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Summer Preview Party with the Nashville Zoo

Wednesday, May 22 | 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. | all ages

This year’s summer preview party is IN THE WILD with dinner, games, and a LIVE animal show at the church presented by the Nashville Zoo!

VBS Preview Event: Photo Scavenger Hunt
Wednesday, June 12 | 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. | ages: 5 – 12 years

Get a sneak peek IN THE WILD with VBS music, snacks, crafts, and a photo scavenger hunt!
June 17-21 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | ages: 5 – 12 years

At VBS 2019, kids will get up close and personal with elephants and egrets, cockatoo and crocodiles! Along the journey, we’ll grab our cameras, zoom in, and focus on Jesus! We’ll experience life changing truths through Bible study, crafts, music, snacks, and mega games at rec. Invite your friends! VBS is always free and registration never closes.

June 17-21 | 12:15 – 5:15 p.m. | ages: 5 – 12 years old

Bring a sack lunch and stay all day with VBS Plus! Monday to Friday until 5:15 p.m., our trained summer staff will continue the adventure with chartered field trips to …

  • The Nashville Zoo on Monday

  • Tusculum Strike and Spare on Tuesday

  • Brentwood Skate Center on Wednesday

  • Lost River Cave on Thursday

  • ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ on Friday

Registration by June 10 and a notarized First Kids 2019 Release Form is required for VBS PLUS. The cost for VBS PLUS: $32/day.

VBS Early Care
Early care is available beginning at 7:45 a.m. The cost is $8/day and includes a light breakfast. Registration is required by June 3.

CentriKid Camp

July 8-12 | Campbellsville University in Campbellsville, KY | Grades 3 – 6

CentriKid is an overnight camp for preteens with awesome Bible study, kid-style worship, mega rec, and chosen tracks.

Registration by May 1 and a notarized First Kids 2019 Release Form is required for CentriKid. The cost for CentriKid: $300.

Thrilling Thursday (TT)
Thrilling Thursdays are outrageous day trips for kids in Grades 1 – 6 from 8:45 a.m. –  4:15 p.m.

  • June 27: Venture Rive Waterpark in Eddyville, Kentucky

  • July 25: Beech Bend Amusement Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Registration by June 20 and a notarized First Kids 2019 Release Form is required for Thrilling Thursdays. Cost: $40/day.

Parents Day Out (PDO)

Theme days, Bible stories, art, rest and play make for a great day for babies, preschoolers, and kinders from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • June 27: Wonderfully Made!

  • July 25: Wiggle and Praise!

Registration by June 20 and a notarized First Kids 2019 Release Form is required for Parents Day Out. Cost: $35/day.

Music Arts Camp (MAC)

July 15 – 19 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Grades 1 – 6

Young Mozarts and Monets will experience a fun-filled week creating a musical and exploring the fine arts. All the fun culminates into a musical performance on Sunday night, July 21.

Cost: $30/week if registered by July 1 ($50 after July 1).

July 15 – 19 | 12:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. | Grades 1 – 6

Stay and play all day with MAC PLUS! Kids will enjoy experiences designed to spark interest in the arts and creatively investigate their talents and abilities.

  • Monday: Altitude Trampoline Park

  • Tuesday: Country Music Hall of Fame

  • Wednesday: Nashville Gymnastics Training Center

  • Thursday: The Frist Art Museum and ArtQuest

  • Friday: ‘The Lion King’ a Disney live action movie

Registration by July 7 and a notarized First Kids 2019 Release Form is required for MAC PLUS. Cost for MAC Plus: $32/day.


The Back-To-School Event | Wednesday, August 14 | 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

First Kids entering Kindergarten – Sixth Grade will have a back-to-school blast playing Math, Science, Spelling, Geography, Art, and PE games! Students will also pack a sack lunch, create a back-to-school craft, and receive a back-to-school gift. This night of laughs and learning concludes with a time of prayer for the new school year.

Age groups are divided by the grade level completed during the 2018-2019 school year

Full or partial scholarships are available. Contact the children’s ministry office with requests.


Mary Bunn, Ministry Assistant

Shannon Meadors, Minister to Children