ā›Ŗ Vacation Bible Schools (VBS) In and Around the Wilkes-Barre Area

2021 Local Vacation Bible School Listings!

By Amber Nevin, Macaroni Kid Wilkes-Barre Publisher July 8, 2021

Vacation Bible School (VBS) is a religious education that focuses on children.  Our local churches usually hold week-long events during the summertime that are open to the public (though pre-registration)! 

Here is a list of the local VBS programs running this summer! If you know of one not on the list please email me so I can get it added! 


  • Grace Community Church
    4122 Memorial Hwy.
    Dallas , PA 18612
    Dates: July 12th- July 16th 6-8:30pm each evening for players ages 5-10
    Theme: High Power Soccer
    Register: Online HERE

  • Trucksville UMC
    40 Knob Hill Rd Trucksville, PA 18708
    Dates: July 25-29 5:30pm- 8:00pm ages 2- 6th grade
    Theme: Wonder World Fest



  • Nebo Baptist Church
    75 S Prospect St Nanticoke, PA 18634
    Dates: August 2-6 from 9:00am-11:30am
    Theme: Mystery Island -- Tracking Down the One True God
    Register: Call the church office (570-735-3932) today or FB Message


  • Noxen Bible Baptist Church
    3604 SR 29 S Noxen, PA 18636
    Dates: July 12th- July 16th, 9:00am- 3:30pm 1st- 6th Grade
    Register: Call Church 570-836-2716 or online HERE


  • Miner Congregational UCC
    137 Abbott St. Plains
    Dates: August 9th- August 14th (Monday through Saturday, with a shorter program Saturday to share with families what was learned!)
    Theme: Knights of North Castle
    Register: Fill in this FORM



  • Shavertown United Methodist Church
    163 N. Pioneer Ave, Shavertown
    Dates: July 28th- July 31st- Dinner will be served at the church Pavilion at 5:15pm. After dinner, parents will walk their children to the church to “check in” for the program that goes from 6-8pm each night
    Theme:  Quest for the King’s Armor at Knights of North Castle! (Pre-K through 5th grade)
    Register: Please pre-register online HERE


  • Calvary Bible Church (Ages 4-17)
    186 Sambourne St. Wilkes-Barre
    Dates:June 28th- July 2nd
    Registration: Begins at 6:15 each night of VBS

 If you would like your VBS event listed or know of a local VBS not listed, please contact me at so we can add to this guide!

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