Totally Catholic Scuba VBS 2024 Ultimate Starter Kits

Take Your VBS Deeper Than Ever Before!

It’s like your VBS tackle box! The Ultimate VBS Starter Kits provide everything you need to plan the undersea VBS adventure of a lifetime.

Starts shipping Feb 2024
Totally Catholic Scuba VBS 2024 Ultimate Starter Kit

VBS 2024 Starter Kit Options

Choose from the standard Ultimate Starter Kit or go even deeper with the amazing Ultimate Starter Kit + Digital. Each includes the essential gear you need to plan an amazing undersea adventure, and the Ultimate Starter Kit + Digital includes access to downloadable digital leader guides, video, music, and more!

Call 1-800-348-2440 to speak with a consultant.

Starts shipping February 2024.

Best Value

Plus Digital Starter Kit

Only $309.99

Standard Starter Kit

Only $274.99

$345.99 in Canada

Your Totally Catholic Scuba VBS 2024 Ultimate Starter Kit Includes:

Totally Catholic Scuba VBS Ultimate Director Go-To Guide

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

Totally Catholic Scuba VBS Station Leader Manuals

Station Leader Manuals that make VBS fun and easy for your volunteers. The easy-to-follow visual layout makes leading VBS stations as refreshing as a cool ocean breeze. Each manual includes an overview of the day’s Scripture content, historical backgrounds, step-by-step directions, and lots more.

Totally Catholic Scuba Media Resources

Media Resources include music videos, music audio, station videos, training, clip art, and promotional tools that will WOW your volunteer team and your VBS kids! CD and DVD format media is available in both Starter Kit options, but you also get downloadable media with the Ultimate Starter Kit + Digital.

Totally Catholic Scuba VBS Student Resource Samples

Student Resources, including the Bible Memory Buddies, Gospel of John Bible Books, and Imagination Station samples, are designed to help kids go deeper with their Totally Catholic Scuba experience. They’ll be talking about their undersea adventure long after VBS is over!

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Dive Below the Surface to Build a Strong Faith

Take kids deep into an amazing undersea adventure where they’ll experience the ever-flowing, never-ending love of God. At Totally Catholic Scuba VBS, kids will be immersed in the Sacred Scripture and discover what living water is really all about!

VBS Student Jumping

Dive Into Sticky Scripture

This all-new rotation station is where kids learn to apply the daily Bible Verse to real life−their life!

VBS Student Looking at a Streamer

Deep Bible Adventures

In Deep Bible Adventures kids will be immersed in the Bible and become a part of the Bible stories themselves!

VBS Leader Holding a Bottle

Dive Into Discovery

In Imagination Station crews experiences faith-building, Sciency-Fun activities together with the all-new Crew Teaching Kit.

How It Works

A Day at Totally Catholic Scuba VBS

Each day at Totally Catholic Scuba VBS, kids launch into field-tested rotations that reinforce key teachings from Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition and immerse kids in new adventures.

Totally Catholic Scuba Vacation Bible School 2024 Vertical Rotation Chart

Learn about each Scuba VBS station

Sing & Play Splash at Totally Catholic Scuba VBS 2024

Start the day with high-energy music, and meet a new Bible Memory Buddy each day.

Sing & Play Splash

Deep Bible Adventure at Totally Catholic Scuba Vacation Bible School 2024

Dive deep into the Bible and become part of the Bible story! Also features connections with the daily Catholic ID.

Deep Bible Adventures

Imagination Station at Totally Catholic Scuba Vacation Bible School 2024

Circle up in your Crew and experience the all-new Imagination Station Crew Teaching Kit.

Imagination Station

Playing games at VBS

Play high-energy games like Off the Hook and A Clean Getaway! Also features connections with the Connecting Kids to Justice project.

Reef Rec

Eating Treats at Galactic Snacks

All the Crews come together to refuel with a themed snack that connects with the day’s Bible Verse. Also, get to know the Saint of the Day.

Tidal Treats

Stick Scripture at Totally Catholic Scuba VBS 2024

Kids learn the daily Scripture in multiple ways and explore how to apply it to their lives. Also features connections with the daily Catholic ID.

Sticky Scripture

Fin-tastic Finale at Totally Catholic Scuba VBS 2024

Wrap up the day with cool science experiments, skits, and music that all tie to the daily Bible Point. Children will review the Saint of the Day and the Catholic ID.

Fin-tastic Finale

New for 2024

Sticky Scripture Station

Take Bible memory from the head to the heart…like never before!

Sticky Scripture at Scuba VBS 2024

The ALL-NEW Sticky Scripture Station is designed to immerse kids in the daily Scripture so they will UNDERSTAND God’s Word, APPLY it to their lives and REMEMBER the Scripture for years to come! It’s designed to make the Word of God really “stick” in their hearts.

In Sticky Scripture kids will experience:

Daily Video Icon

A fun, Interactive Daily Video

Motions Icon

Motions that help them remember the verse

Scripture Exploration Icon

Scripture exploration that adds context to the verse

New for 2024

Imagination Station Crew Teaching Kit

Taking Bible-Teaching, Sciency-Fun to a New Level!

We’ve replaced the Imagination Station per-kid gizmos with the budget-friendly Imagination Station Crew Teaching Kit! Includes seven different eye-popping experiments that crews experience themselves in a hands-on way.

Day 1
Kids doing the echolocation and disappearing water activity at Scuba VBS 2024

Echolocation & Disappearing Water

Day 2
Kids doing the roaboat race activity at Scuba VBS 2024

Rowboat Race

Day 3
Kids doing the ocean current and sand dollar surprise activity at Scuba VBS 2024

Currents & Sand Dollar Surprise

Day 4
Kids doing the floating message activity at Scuba VBS 2024

Floating Message

Day 5
Kids doing the drip drop heart activity at Scuba VBS 2024

Drip Drop Heart

New for 2024

Also New At Scuba VBS

Because we want to make you as happy as a clam!

  • Gospel of John Elementary Student Book: The complete Gospel of John to really get every kid engaged into a real Bible experience
  • Easier-to-Do Closing Experiences: Less supplies and less prep but still the same BIG WOW!
  • A Jesus Connection every day, including days that focus on the Old Testament

Daily Scripture & Tradition Content

Swimming in God’s Word

At Totally Catholic Scuba Vacation Bible School, one memorable Bible Point and one key aspect of Sacred Tradition (called the “Catholic ID”) are reinforced throughout the stations each day—making these key points easy to remember and apply in real life.

Select a day below to see that day’s content from Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition

Tad the Frog Fish

Bible Point:

God is a friend who’s real.

Bible Buddy:

Tad the Frog Fish

Key Bible Verse:

“We have come to believe and know that you are the Holy One of God.” (John 6:69)

Bible Story:

God shows himself to Elijah in good and challenging times. (1 Kings 18–19)

Catholic ID:

Sacrament of the Eucharist

Saint of the Day:

Blessed Carlo Acutis

Finnley the Dolphin

Bible Point:

God is a friend who loves.

Bible Buddy:

Finnley the Dolphin

Key Bible Verse:

“Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.” (John 13:34)

Bible Story:

God shows compassion to the people of Nineveh. (Jonah 1–3)

Catholic ID:

Sacred Heart of Jesus

Saint of the Day:

Saint Margaret Mary

Fisher the Seal

Bible Point:

God is a friend we can trust.

Bible Buddy:

Fisher the Seal

Key Bible Verse:

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you.” (John 14:27)

Bible Story:

Jesus calms a storm. (Mark 4:35-41)

Catholic ID:

Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel

Saint of the Day:

Saint John Bosco

Waylon the Whale Shark

Bible Point:

God is a friend forever.

Bible Buddy:

Waylon the Whale Shark

Key Bible Verse:

“I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live.” (John 11:25)

Bible Story:

Jesus dies and is risen again. (John 18–20)

Catholic ID:

The Funeral Pall

Saint of the Day:

Saint Mary Magdelene

Octavia the Octopus

Bible Point:

God is a friend for everyone.

Bible Buddy:

Octavia the Octopus

Key Bible Verse:

“For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.” (John 3:16)

Bible Story:

Lydia believes in Jesus. (Acts 16:11-15)

Catholic ID:

Concluding Rites of the Mass

Saint of the Day:

Saints Damien and Marianne


Make a Big Splash With Your Totally Catholic Scuba VBS Décor

Shelves of coral reef clothed in the vibrant colors of diverse sea creatures bring a new meaning to the concept of living water. Your Totally Catholic Scuba Vacation Bible School décor will light up your church with glistening water and colorful undersea beauty. It’s a visual experience kids and families will remember for years to come!


Surf the Sound Waves of Totally Catholic Scuba VBS Music

With worship, praise, energy, and fun written into every song, Totally Catholic Scuba Vacation Bible School music will be a favorite of kids and parents alike. It’s music so catchy and fun that kids won’t even realize their learning important Bible truths with every note they sing.

Thanks, God (Theme Song)

One True God

Count Your Blessings

One Big Family

Forever God, Forever Love

I Have a Friend

A Friend We Can Trust

Standing in the Need of Prayer

Your Friend