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Vacation Bible School at Hope West Des Moines

Hope Ranch: Jesus Loves Y’all

Vacation Bible School is an action-packed week for kids and volunteers to learn and experience the Bible in memorable ways! Throughout the week we’ll explore five awesome Bible stories through worship, music, song actions, skits (featuring your favorite VBS characters), crafts, snacks and story.

Session 1

July 11-15
9:00 am–12:00 pm
(age 4–grade 6*)


Session 2

July 18-22
9:00 am–12:00 pm
(age 4–grade 6*)


Session 3

July 18-22
6:00–8:00 pm
(age 3–grade 6*)


Registration Cost

$15 per child through June 15; $20 per child after June 15. A VBS T-shirt is included with registration. If registering after June 15, T-shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed.

*denotes fall 2022 age group/grade

Pick up your T-shirts in advance!

T-shirts can be picked up in the coat closet on the east side of the Atrium at the following times:

• Tuesday – Thursday, July 5-7, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
• Wednesday, July 6, 5:00-7:00 pm
• July 9 & 10 and July 16 & 17, after worship

They are also available during VBS (please know lines can be long, so we suggest picking up in advance to save time).

Volunteer Opportunities

Many volunteers are needed to keep a fun and safe environment at Hope West Des Moines VBS!

Adult Volunteers


Jr. Volunteers


Online VBS

If you do not currently live near a Hope campus, or prefer a virtual VBS experience for your child, join us July 18-22 for Opening Worship (9:00 am) and Closing Worship (11:30 am) live-streamed from Hope’s Worship Center in West Des Moines via HopeOnline.tv.

Printable Resources

Daily Craft Sheets

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If you have registration questions or would like more information about VBS, please contact [email protected] or 515-222-1520.

Get VBS Music HERE!

Snack List

Monday: Goldfish crackers
Tuesday: Apple slices
Wednesday: Cheez-It crackers
Thursday: Teddy Grahams
Friday: Fruit snacks

Fruit snacks will be available every day for those with allergies, or children are welcome to bring their own snack.

VBS Mission Project

Help us collect nonperishable food items to be given to local pantries! Kids can drop off items in designated boxes at Hope throughout the week of VBS!

Donations include:
• Healthy grain cereals (Cheerios, Special K, Wheaties)
• Peanut butter
• Canned fruits/meats
• Ravioli/Spaghettios
• 100% juice boxes
• Rice
• Single serving snacks