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Stellar VBS Ultimate Starter Kit

Launch your VBS into an out-of-this-world event!

Now you have more options to make your 2023 VBS easier than ever! Choose from the Ultimate Starter Kit or make your event really shine with the Ultimate Starter Kit + Digital.

Starts shipping 1/2/2023
Stellar VBS Ultimate Starter Kit | VBS 2023

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 Stellar catalog packed with program products, and essential media tools.

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

Kits start shipping 1/2/2023

Best Value

Plus Digital Starter Kit

Only $289.99


Standard Starter Kit

Only $255.99

Your Stellar Ultimate Starter Kit Includes:

Stellar VBS Ultimate Director Go-To Guide

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.

Stellar VBS Station Leader Manuals

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

Stellar VBS DVDs and CDs

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 digital download gives you detailed instructions to create your Stellar setting — and the Sing & Play DVD will have kids celebrating all week long!

Stellar VBS Student Resource Samples

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

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Overview

Shine a light on Jesus’ love!

Launch kids on a cosmic quest where they’ll have a blast shining Jesus’ light to the world. Stellar rockets kids on an out-of-this-world adventure that’s light years of faith-building fun.

VBS Leader at Stellar Vacation Bible School 2022

Easy for leaders

Each leader preps only 20 minutes of daily material!

Kids Singing at Stellar VBS

Easy to remember

A single Bible Point is reinforced daily at every station!

Friends at Stellar Easy VBS 2022

Easy for making friends

Small, multi-age crews bring kids together!

How It Works

A Day at Stellar VBS

Each day at Stellar VBS, kids launch into field-tested rotations that reinforce key teachings from Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition.

Stellar Marketplace Vacation Bible School 2022 Vertical Rotation Chart

Learn more about each station

Sing & Play Blast Off at Stellar Vacation Bible School

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

Sing & Play Blast Off

Stellar Bible Adventures at Stellar VBS

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

Stellar Bible Adventures

Imagination Station

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

Imagination Station

Playing games at VBS

Play high-energy games like Mission Control and Pool Noodle Feudal! Also features connections with the Connecting Kids to Justice project.

All-Star Games

Eating Treats at Galactic Snacks

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

Galactic Snacks

KidVid™ Cinema

Watch films about real kids living out their faith in really cool ways. Also features connections with the Saint of the Day.

KidVid™ Cinema

Cosmic Closing at Stellar Easy VBS 2023

Wrap up with music, drama, science experiments, and more! Children will review the Saint of the Day and the Catholic ID.

Cosmic Closing


Daily Bible Content

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

At Stellar, 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 apply light years after VBS is over.

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

1
Cosmo the Star

Bible Point:

When life feels dark, shine Jesus’ light!

Key Bible Verse:

“Jesus spoke to them, saying, ‘I am the light of the world.’” (John 8:12)

Bible Story:

Jesus comes as a baby to be king. (Luke 2:1-20; Matthew 1:18–2:12)

Catholic ID:

Paschal Candle

Saint of the Day:

Saint Yi Seung-hun

2
Ringo the Planet

Bible Point:

When people don’t get along, shine Jesus’ light!

Key Bible Verse:

“Live in harmony with one another.” (Romans 12:16)

Bible Story:

Jesus accepts Zacchaeus. (Luke 19:1-9)

Catholic ID:

Sign of Peace

Saint of the Day:

Saint Francis

3
Luna the Moon

Bible Point:

When good things happen, shine Jesus’ light!

Key Bible Verse:

“Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth.” (Psalm 100:1)

Bible Story:

Jesus enters Jerusalem as a king. (Luke 19:28-40)

Catholic ID:

Blessed Palms

Saint of the Day:

Saint Phillip Neri

4
Sol the Sun

Bible Point:

When people are sad, shine Jesus’ light!

Key Bible Verse:

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God.” (John 14:1)

Bible Story:

Jesus cares for his mother during his crucifixion. (John 19–20)

Catholic ID:

Sorrowful Mysteries

Saint of the Day:

Our Lady of Sorrows

5
Jet the Hare

Bible Point:

When people need help, shine Jesus’ light!

Key Bible Verse:

“Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.” (Matthew 5:16)

Bible Story:

Philip helps the Ethiopian. (Acts 8:26-39)

Catholic ID:

Corporal Works of Mercy

Saint of the Day:

Saint Louise de Marillac

Decorating

Set the scene at Stellar VBS

Stellar VBS captivates kids with rugged moonscapes, colorful constellations, and lunar landers! You can effortlessly transform your parish into a gorgeous galaxy with easy-to-find items like kiddie pools, sleds, and fabric-dyed canvas cloth. (We’ll even show you how to use those old CDs that are collecting dust!)

Music

Music shines at Stellar!

One of the best parts about Stellar VBS—praiseworthy music! Fun songs your kids will want to listen to again and again—sure to become a new family fave!

Shine His Light (Theme Song)

He Is the Light

Shine

House of the Lord

Turn Your Eyes

We Are God’s People (Psalm 100)

God of the Stars

Light of the World

This Little Light of Mine