BAOBAB BLAST-Vacation Bible School
St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
55 Wilbur Boulevard, Poughkeepsie, NY  12603


July 25-29, 2015      9AM – 12:00PM

Adult and teen volunteers are needed for this program.

Please contact Rosanna Ferrara for more information   845-227-3715

Below are the VBS job descriptions. Please volunteer to fill one of these positions.

Activity Specialist(s):  facilitate pre-planned activity for each age group (preschool – grade 5); present activity to each group as they rotate through the center with leaders and Youth Assistants;  there could be more than one specialist per activity center (or youth could function as Specialist Assistants) attend daily Adult Fellowship

  • Crafts                                 
  • Science            
  • Music                                 
  • Games              
  • Snacks               

Leader/ Guide:  lead children through their daily schedule and assist them at each activity center; work with Youth Assistants; lead children in appropriate activities during alternate schedule on Friday; attend daily Adult Fellowship

  • Preschool I (3 yr. olds)
  • Preschool II (4 yr. olds)
  • Kindergarten           
  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3                  
  • Grade  4
  • Grades 5/6

Youth Assistants:   Youth in grade 7 and higher; assist group leaders in leading children through their daily schedule; assume leadership role when  group leaders attend fellowship; assist children at each activity center; attend daily Youth Fellowship

Support Staff:  lend a pair of hands where needed; great choice for those who can’t commit to the whole week.

Mission Project Coordinator      A person or two to be in charge of our mission project.  These people would make the flyers, coordinate the collection of what is needed, and on the last day send items or collections to the designated place.

Decorations Coordinator  This person would be in charge of decorating the building to support the VBS theme. They will also need to a committee to help out. This is the perfect job for anyone who wants to help but cannot be available during the week of VBS.  Decorating is done the Saturday or Sunday before VBS and can be taken down anytime after the 9:30am service the Sunday after it is over.

Registration Form

VBS registration form 2016