4 May 2022


The Katharine Konnection

Vacation Bible School

Dear Saint Katharine Drexel Families,

Our annual Vacation Bible School is scheduled for 27 June- 1 July 2022 from 9:00 AM- 12:30PM.  VBS is for children in Pre-K through Fifth grade. Space is limited to 80 children. The Pre-K component for children ages 4 & 5 is limited to 10 children.  A Nursery will be offered to adults who volunteer.  The Middle School VBS is REQUIRED for any Middle School Volunteer entering grade 6 but OPEN to any Middle Schooler interested. The Middle School VBS begins Sunday June 26 at 3:00PM and during the week on Monday through Thursday from 12:30- 3:30PM.

To have a successful VBS, it takes many people.  I hope you will consider giving your time to help the youngest members of our parish experience Celebrating God’s Greatness.  Adult Volunteers must be up to date with Virtus. For more information on Virtus, please contact Theresa.Anderson@saintdrexel.org.  Any teen 14- 17 must complete Worthy of The Call.  The next WOC training is Thursday June 16,2022 from 7:00 PM- 9:00 PM.

Here is a description of the Volunteer roles needed:

Pre-School Leaders- (High School age- Adult) 3 Leaders and 3 teen volunteers are needed for the Pre-school program.  The leaders will have their own leader guide with activities that are age appropriate for the day’s theme.  

Adult Crew Leaders (High School age – Adult) 16 Leaders are needed to lead crews of 5-6 children to the different stations.  As a Crew Leader you encourage participation and help keep track of the children’s gadgets and keepsake items from the day.

Station Leaders (High School Seniors – Adults) Prepare and lead the activities of each station.  You will be provided a script and manual to help you with the activities & we provide the resources needed.  

Station Leaders needed for:

Bible Adventures- Children will act out the Bible Story for the day

Games- Children plays games outside related to the day’s theme

Imagination Station- Children participate with gadgets related to the day’s theme

Café- Snacks are prepared for the children and yes, they are related to the day’s theme

Assistant Crew Leaders –(Students entering grade 6 – HS)  16 Assistant Crew Leaders are needed to help the Crew Leader with the crew traveling to the different stations, keep track of keepsakes and gadgets, walk the children to and from the bathroom.

Assistant Station Leaders –9 Assistant Crew Leaders are needed (Students entering grade 6- HS) -Assistants to the station leaders help prepare the activities and organize the activities for the station.  

To volunteer, participate, or donate you can click the links below or go to our website www.saintdrexel.org.

To Volunteer:

Click Here to register as an ADULT VOLUNTEER

Click Here to register as a TEEN VOLUNTEER

To Participate:

Participants of VBS are for children entering Pre- K through Grade 5.

Click Here to register as a participant

Middle School VBS is for students entering Grade 6- Grade 8.  It is required for all 6th graders.

Click Here to register for the Middle School VBS

To Donate:

If you wish to donate items needed for Vacation Bible School, Click HERE.



Pastoral Associate

301-360-9581 ext, 2275


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