Vacation Bible Camp 2017: Maker Fun Factory

Welcome to the official page for First Free Church's Vacation Bible Camp!

This Year's Theme:
Maker Fun Factory: Created by God, Built for a Purpose



Need-to-Know Information:

Vacation Bible Camp is for kids entering Kindergarten through grade 6.*   It's a great chance for kids to have fun and learn more about God in the summer!                          Day4_Skyler_LR

When: June 26-30, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where:  First Evangelical Free Church
                  5150 Chicago Avenue South
                  Minneapolis, MN 55417

*For volunteers only, nursery (infants-age 2) and preschool (ages 3-5) VBC is available.

 Registration now open! Click here to sign up


Volunteers Needed! (Ages 12-99)

Click the link above to volunteer & choose areas to help out.  For volunteers only, nursery & preschool VBC are available. 


Day2_Tina_LRVBC Donation Station

Be on the look out for the Donation Station to choose specific items you can purchase to donate to VBC.   We can always use gift cards too! Gift cards for Target, Amazon, Michaels, Cub Foods, Aldi, or Walmart are appreciated.

General items needed are:

  • Blueprint/plotter paper (colored)
  • Empty (clean) tin paint cans
  • PVC piping
  • Clear tubes
  • Sheets/large pieces of cardboard
  • Cellophane
  • Old bike wheels and rims
  • Duct tape (orange, yellow, or blue)
  • Plastic tablecloths (orange, teal, yellow, light blue, black)
  • Rope/string lights (various colors)
  • Wrapping paper tubes Laundry baskets

Donations needed by June 4th!


Volunteer Training Days

Volunteer training is provided on two different nights:

June 14 and June 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

If you signed up to volunteer, come to one of the two training days. There are many details to know and we will have fun! 



VBC Work Days

Interested in helping?  Contact  to find out  how you can get connected and serve!

Work Days:

June 8: 9:00 am–2:00 pm
June 15: 9:00 am–2:00 pm
June 22: 9:00 am–2:00 pm

Snacks and lunch will be provided.


Did You Know?

  • Last year we had a record 363 boys and girls attend (the last two years we had 300): 317 K-6th graders, 23 preschoolers, and 23 in the nursery.
  • Two-thirds of the children were from outside First Free!
  • During the week $2500 was raised to help 4 refugee families get homes started in Minnesota through Arrive Ministries.
  • 150 volunteers served during the week of VBC.

Join us this year for another great VBC!


Questions?  Contact JoAnn and Kari, our Fun Maker Directors:


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