Gadgets & Gizmos: Uniquely Wired, Wonderfully Made

We are so excited that your child will be joining us June 5–8 for our Gadgets & Gizmos VBS! Each evening we’ll be learning through songs, games, crafts and interactive Bible lessons that we are each wonderfully made for a unique purpose by a BIG, AMAZING GOD who loves us. Please review the general VBS information below and email Amanda Myers, Director of Children’s Ministries, at amanda.myers@otterbeinchurch.org with any questions or concerns.

Registration Information

Register online by clicking here. You can download the general information sheet by clicking here. It includes the information that follows.

Volunteer Opportunities

If you would like to volunteer to serve at VBS, please click here.

2017 VBS T-Shirts

If you would like to order a 2017 VBS T-Shirt, please click here.  T-Shirts are $6.00 for all sizes.

Information Sheet

Arrival & Dismissal

ARRIVAL: Please plan to arrive each evening between 6–6:15 p.m. For the safety and security of your child, a nightly registration and dismissal system will be in place. Once you have completed the initial registration, you will need to visit a check-in kiosk each evening to check-in your child. After checking in, you will receive matching alphanumeric labels for you and your child. Do not lose your label. You will need it for pick-up. Please place the name tag label on your child and take him/her to the designated classroom (found below) to meet his/her small group leader.

Preschool (ages 4–5) 6:15–8:15 p.m.
4-Year-Olds—BLUE STREET Classroom
5-Year-Olds—RED STREET Classroom

Elementary (grades K–5) 6:15–8:20 p.m.
K–grade 1—The Intersection Classroom
Grades 2–3—The Ministry Center Gym (Left corner)
Grades 4–5—The Ministry Center Gym (Right corner)

DISMISSAL: Children will be dismissed from the same classroom where you dropped them off. To alleviate hallway congestion, preschoolers are to be picked up at 8:15 p.m., and elementary-aged children are to be picked up at 8:20 p.m. For safety purposes, you must show VBS staff your matching alphanumeric tag for your child to be released.

PLEASE NOTE: To help prevent confusion and congestion and to allow our staff to prepare for the next evening, we ask parents and kids to not re-enter the gym following dismissal.

Allergies & Special Needs
Please report allergies or other special needs to the helpers at registration. If your child has a food allergy, we ask that you provide snacks for your child Monday–Thursday night.

Parking
Due to VBS activities on our church campus, certain areas of the parking lot will be off-limits to cars for the safety of the children attending. Thanks for helping to keep our kids safe by not parking in the “no parking” areas.

What should my child wear?
VBS is a fun time with lots of running, jumping, skipping, painting, coloring, and gluing. Keeping this in mind, we encourage children to dress comfortably and wear sneakers, if possible.

G&G Jubilee
On Thursday, June 8, we invite all families to pick up their child(ren) at 8:15 p.m. and then join us outside at the pavilion located behind the Ministry Center for our family fun VBS event! Make sure to join us back inside the gym at 8:40 p.m. for our VBS wrap-up!