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San Diego Vacation Bible School list 2017

Posted on: March 17th, 2017 by Kate Hamernik

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We have a little tradition on San Diego Deals and Steals to always curate a list of free and inexpensive Vacation Bible Schools in San Diego.  If you represent a San Diego (any county!) Church and would like to list your church’s VBS for FREE, please message us!  If you are looking for VBS in San Diego, you have come to the right place!  Our list always tends to list more North County Vacation Bible School options, but we would love to include more, please do not hesitate to message us with links for other options.

The San Diego Deals and Steals Vacation Bible School list will continue to be updated as we get closer to summer.  Make sure to bookmark this page and share it with others! Many churches have not updated their websites with VBS options yet, but they are coming. I wanted to get the list started because people were already asking.  This list will grow!

Each Vacation Bible School is run differently.  Most of these churches I have never attended.  San Diego Deals and Steals is just sharing the links and dates so each family can research on their own. Vacation Bible School is faith based. Some of the following camps are free, some do have a fee.  Many offer a discounted rate if a parent is willing to volunteer.  Camp is typically half day in the morning or evening. Please check the links below for times and locations.

Our family VBS because they are budget friendly and we love the lessons they learn.  Kids typically receive a free tshirt, snacks, crafts, and more while at camp.  We have met life long friends at VBS and enjoyed personal growth and sweet memories.  I love that I have a few hours in the morning to do my own thing! We typically enjoy at least two VBS camps each summer.  We have noticed a vast difference from one camp to the other.  Some churches have larger budgets than others, but we appreciate them all!  Remember most are run with donations and by volunteers so make sure to smile when you drop off!

June 11th – 15th


June 19th – 23rd

the VBS information for St. Michael’s.


June 19-23

St Michael’s Calrsbad $50 per camper – $20 per sibling

June 20th – 24th


June 26th – 30th


July 10th – 14th

First Baptist Church – San Diego

Lakeside Community Presbyterian Church – Lakeside (link below)


July 17th – 21st


Community Lutheran Church – Oceanside


July 24th -28th

Victory Baptist Church, El Cajon (this one is a FREE camp!)


August 1st – 4th

  • First Presbyterian Oceanside (will add link when live)


Multiple Week options!


I wish we had more entries – but I do hope this small but mighty list is helpful!  This list is NOW CLOSED – we will not be adding any more entries for 2017 – kindly leave any other camps in the comment section.  Keep us in mind and contact us EARLY for 2018!

Please note our offer for free advertising applies only to Vacation Bible Schools held at a church with a website landing page.  We do offer awesome rates to share other camp options for kids in San Diego too! We’d love to help you get the word out! Contact Us Here! Send us an email with your VBS information or for more information on advertising your Summer Camp options!  We will continue to update our VBS list until mid June 2017.  Please make sure to message us before June 15, 2017 to get your church’s Vacation Bible School listed!  Thanks for helping us make this list the biggest ever!  Happy almost summer everyone!