AHOY MATEY! What young lad or lassie (Age 4-Grade 6) hasn't wanted to be a pirate? Find buried treasure? Discover an island? Meet Captain Hook? Well, maybe not that last one but this is a great one day Christian journey where your Motley Crew searches for the kind of heavenly treasure Jesus offers.
Hoist yer sails, ye Jesus Buccaneers. Even land lubbers enjoy swabbing the decks while searching for pieces of eight. Stories about a pearl of great price and hidden treasure capture the attention of your most fearsome scoundrels. There's a King's Ransom awaiting ye back at Treasure Trove Lagoon. If ye're lucky, ye might find a message in a bottle!
OUR MASTER COPY PROVIDES COMPLETE ACTIVITY CENTER LESSON PLANS, DIRECTOR INFORMATION, SCHEDULE SUGGESTIONS, GAMES, MENUS, SKITS, MUSIC IDEAS, BIBLE STORIES AND CRAFT IDEAS. MAKE COPIES FOR EACH LEADER AND YOU ARE READY TO HEAD FOR THE HIGH SEAS!
THE OPENING...TREASURE TROVE LAGOON: Organize the gang, sing sea chanteys, collect offering and enjoy Featherhead the Pirate and Captain Cutlass.
MUSIC...SEA CHANTEYS: Sing Sea Songs with a Jesus flair. Choruses suggested from GREAT BIG PRAISE FOR A GREAT BIG GOD series and new pirate ballads included.
DAVY JONES' LOCKER BIBLE THEATER: "At The Bottom of the Deep Blue Sea" is the story of Jonah and Big Fish told with classic comedic theatrics. The Narrator teaches fun Bible lessons.
FOOD TIME...SHIP'S MESS: Choose Pirate Ship meals--breakfast, lunch, supper and social time. Adapt meals according to the length of your ONE DAY event. Menus and unique recipes included!
CRAFTS...CANNONBALL COVE: Choose from our project suggestions or create your own pirate craft.
RECREATION...WALK THE PLANK GAMES: Choose from a variety of adventurous pirate games we suggest.
TREASURE ISLAND BIBLE STATION: God's Hidden Treasure and Pearls! ...Memory Verse: Matthew 6:21 "For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also."
MAROONED! BIBLE STATION: Paul's Shipwreck...Memory Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6 "Trust in the Lord with all thy heart...and He shall direct thy paths."
CAPTAIN'S QUARTERS BIBLE STATION: Jesus Calms The Sea and Me! Memory Verse: John 14:27b "Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid."
We include ideas for ME WEE HEARTIES Staff Nursery and CAPTAIN'S KIDDS Preschool crew.
Adapt this ONE DAY VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL (@ 4 1/2 hours or less) to fit your church needs. Fit traditional VBS activities into ONE thrilling day. The easy teaching format divides preparation into simple sections for churches of all sizes. ARRGH!
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