Ultimate VBS Starter Kit

Start off on the right track with the Ultimate Starter Kit!

Explore options that will make your 2020 VBS easier than ever! Choose the Ultimate Starter Kit or go full steam ahead with the Ultimate Starter Kit + Digital.

Rocky Railway VBS Starter Kit

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

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Plus Digital Starter Kit

Only $229.99.

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Standard Starter Kit

Only $193.99.

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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 Totally Catholic Rocky Railway 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 Rocky Railway setting—and the Sing & Play DVD will have your kids in celebration mode all week long.

Student Resources, including ALL-NEW Bible Memory Buddies, Student Take-Home and Imagination Station samples, will keep kids talking about Rocky Railway throughout their VBS experience and long after they leave your church event.

Overview

Just the ticket!

Climb aboard for mountains of fun at Rocky Railway! On this faith-filled adventure, kids discover that trusting Jesus pulls them through life’s ups and downs.

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 Rocky Railway Totally Catholic VBS

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

Rocky Railway Vertical Rotation Chart

Learn more about each station

sing and play at vacation bible school

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

Sing & Play Express

Discovering the Bible at VBS

Experience each Bible story with all five senses. Also features connections with the daily Catholic ID.

Bible Adventures

Imagination Station Gizmo

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

Imagination Station

games at vacation bible school

Play high-energy games like On Track to Splash or Tunnel Run! One game each day will correlate with the ‘Connecting Kids to Justice’ project.

Loco Motion Games

VBS snacks

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

Chew Chew Snacks

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, science experiments, and more! Also features connections with the Saint of the Day. Children will review the Saint of the Day and the Catholic ID.

Rocky Wrap-Up

Scripture and Tradition Content

Experiencing God’s Word in Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition.

At Rocky Railway, one memorable Bible Point and one key aspect of Sacred Tradition (called the “Catholic ID”) is reinforced throughout the stations, each day—making these key points easy to apply long after VBS is over.

1

Bible Point:

Jesus’ power helps us do hard things.

Key Bible Verse:

“I can do all things through him who strengthens me.” (Philippians 4:13)

Bible Story:

Ananias helps Saul. (Acts 9:1-19)

Catholic ID:

Sacrament of Baptism

Saint of the Day:

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

Ramsey
2

Bible Point:

Jesus’ power gives us hope.

Key Bible Verse:

“Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord.” (Psalm 31:24)

Bible Story:

Paul encourages others in a storm and shipwreck. (Acts 27)

Catholic ID:

Theological Virtues

Saint of the Day:

Saint Jude

Ava
3

Bible Point:

Jesus’ power helps us be bold.

Key Bible Verse:

“He gives power to the faint, and strengthens the powerless.” (Isaiah 40:29)

Bible Story:

Peter and John teach about Jesus. (Acts 3:1–4:31)

Catholic ID:

Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick

Saint of the Day:

St. José Sanchez del Rio

Sierra
4

Bible Point:

Jesus’ power lets us live forever.

Key Bible Verse:

“The Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you.” (Romans 8:11)

Bible Story:

Jesus’ death and resurrection. (Matthew 26:17–28:10)

Catholic ID:

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Saint of the Day:

St. Mary

Finn
5

Bible Point:

Jesus’ power helps us be good friends.

Key Bible Verse:

“Love one another as I have loved you” (John 15:12)

Bible Story:

The church is united. (Acts 2:42-47; 4:32-35)

Catholic ID:

Four Marks of the Church

Saint of the Day:

Saints Benedict and Scholastica

Lawrence

Music

Rock out at Rocky Railway!

One of the best parts about Rocky Railway VBS—award-winning music! Fun songs your kids will want to listen to again and again—sure to become a new family fave!

Your Power Will Pull Us Through (Theme Song)

Everywhere I Go

Power in the Blood

Power Shuffle

This Train Is Bound for Glory

In You Alone

Lions

We Can Trust Him (Psalm 33:4)

The Old Rugged Cross

The Same Power