Shipwrecked VBS Ultimate Starter Kit

Make a Splash With the Ultimate Starter Kit!

Now you have more options to make your 2018 VBS easier than ever! Choose from the Ultimate Starter Kit or dive deeper with the Ultimate Starter Kit +Digital edition!

Totally Catholic Shipwrecked VBS Ultimate Starter Kit

Starter Kit Options

The Ultimate Director Go-To Guide and Leader Manuals provide step-by-step instructions. Plus, you’ll get student resource samples, volunteer resources, a Shipwrecked catalog packed with program products, and essential media tools.

Call 800-348-2440 to speak with a consultant.

For pre-order only. Kits start shipping December 2017.

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Plus Digital Starter Kit

Only $224.99

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Standard Starter Kit

Only $184.99

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Your Totally Catholic Ultimate Starter Kit Includes:

The Ultimate Director Go-To Guide contains everything you need to plan a successful program, recruit and train volunteers, publicize your program, and follow up with families after the big event.

Station Leader Manuals provide easy instructions for specific roles at your Shipwrecked Totally Catholic VBS. Each manual includes an overview of each day’s Bible content, historical backgrounds, step-by-step directions for each activity, and guided discussion questions.

Helpful DVDs and CDs feature training resources, clip art, and marketing tools that make it easy to inspire and educate your church body. The Decorating Places DVD gives you detailed instructions to create your Shipwrecked setting—and the Sing & Play DVD will have your kids in celebration mode all week long.

Student Resources, including Bible Memory Buddies, Student Take-Home pages, and Imagination Station samples, will keep kids talking about Shipwrecked Totally Catholic VBS throughout their VBS experience and long after they leave your church event.


Spark Imagination With Faith-Building Fun!

Venture onto an uncharted island where kids survive and thrive. Anchor kids in the truth that Jesus carries them through life’s storms.

VBS Leader with Kids

Easy for leaders

Each leader preps only 20 minutes of daily material!

Remembering vacation bible school Bible point

Easy to remember

A single Bible Point is reinforced daily at every station!

friends at vacation bible school

Easy for making friends

Small, multi-age crews bring kids together!

How It Works

A Day at Shipwrecked Totally Catholic VBS

Each day at Shipwrecked VBS, kids travel through field-tested rotations that reinforce relevant Bible Points and immerse kids in new adventures.

Verticle Rotation Chart

Learn more about each station

girl dancing at vacation bible school

Prepare for the day’s adventure by singing fun songs and meeting fun Bible Memory Buddies and learning the theme for the day!

Castaway Sing & Play

Discovering the Bible at VBS

Experience each Bible story with all five senses.

Bible Discovery

Imagination Station Gizmo

Dig into surprising and authentic faith discoveries and meet the Saint of the Day.

Imagination Station

games at vacation bible school

Play high-energy games like Landlubber Lacrosse or Silly Lily Lagoon!

Ship Rec Games

VBS snacks

All the crews come together to eat snacks that connect with that day’s key Bible verse.

Tropical Treats

Vaction Bible School KidVid Cinema

Watch films about real kids living out their faith in really cool ways.

KidVid Cinema

VBS Finale

Wrap up with music, drama, prayer, and more!

Sail Away Sendoff

Scripture Content

Experiencing God’s Word

At Shipwrecked, one memorable Bible Point is reinforced throughout each station, each day—making it easy to apply long after VBS is over.

Select a day below to see the Bible content


Bible Point:

When you’re lonely…Jesus rescues!

Key Bible Verse:

“The Lord will take me up.” (Psalm 27:10)

Bible Story:

Jesus tells parables about lost things. (Luke 15)


Bible Point:

When you worry…Jesus rescues!

Key Bible Verse:

“The LORD rescues them from them all.” (Psalm 34:19)

Bible Story:

Martha worries and complains. (Luke 10:38-42)


Bible Point:

When you struggle…Jesus rescues!

Key Bible Verse:

“Be still and know that I am God.” (Psalm 46:10)

Bible Story:

Jesus’ friends try to rescue him in the garden of Gethsemane. (Luke 22:39-54; Matthew 26:36-56)


Bible Point:

When you do wrong...Jesus rescues!

Key Bible Verse:

“In the world you face persecution. But take courage; I have conquered the world!” (John 16:33)

Bible Story:

Jesus welcomes a criminal before dying and rising to new life. (Luke 23:26–24:12)


Bible Point:

When you’re powerless…Jesus rescues!

Key Bible Verse:

“God put this power to work in Christ when he raised him from the dead.” (Ephesians 1:19-20)

Bible Story:

Peter and John heal a lame man in Jesus’ name. (Acts 3:1-26)



Set the Scene at Shipwrecked Totally Catholic VBS

Transform your church into a remote island without capsizing your budget! Shipwrecked VBS 2018 is a bounty of bright, vibrant colors and tropical delights.


Faith, Songs and Fun!

One of the best part of Shipwrecked Totally Catholic VBS: award-winning music!

You Never Let Go (Theme Song)

My Lighthouse

I Am

Million Reasons

'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus

Won't Worry 'Bout a Thing

Eye of the Storm

Rescue Me

Soon and Very Soon

No, Not One!