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2013's VBS season is wrapping up and we have loved hearing the stories about the impact that Colossal Coaster World had on the kids who attended VBS at your church this summer! We can hardly believe that it is time to start planning for 2014 now! The best planning and training that you can get takes place each year at the VBS Preview events. If you've been, leave us a comment and tell us why it's a "can't miss event." If you haven't been before, here are 6 reasons to sign up today: 1. Be one ... Continue Reading

VBS 2014 Day 3: Was Jesus' Death Real?

In VBS 2014, Day 3 answers the question, "Was Jesus' Death Real?" It is a day where kids will read the story of Jesus' crucifixion from Mark, and will learn what happened next. There have been many theories of what happened to Jesus' body when He was taken from the cross. Some believe that the disciples hid him away and that He didn't really die, and others believed His body was stolen from the tomb so that we would think He rose. How do we really know what happened to Jesus' body? We can find ... Continue Reading

Decorating Monday

Who's ready for another "Decorating Monday"? So far you've seen snippets of Worship Rally Headquarters, Bible Study at the Evidence Vault, Crafts at the Lab, and Snacks at the Break Room. Whew! That's quite a workout! Speaking of workouts, how about we take a look at the site for rec during Agency D3—the Training Grounds. Lots of people have told us that their decorating for recreation is minimal at best, but take a look at how easy it is this year to use rec equipment as decoration. You'll ... Continue Reading

You've got this covered.

It's still September, but if you're like me (type A), planning is already happening. I'm sure many of you have started thinking through ideas for next summer. Your list might look something like this: - Purchase VBS JumpStart Kit - Think through VBS leaders for 2014 - Ask ______ if she can help with decorating. - Think through follow-up for VBS (Is there something we could do to continue the momentum after VBS?) - When should we start promoting camp this year? - Is there a VBS Preview ... Continue Reading