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Vacation Bible School

Do the vacation bible schools in your area require registration?

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purpleducky

Asked by purpleducky at 9:34 AM on Jul. 15, 2010 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • Yes, but you can usually register them there the first night. They have pre-registration so they have an idea of the number of kids for teachers, snacks and such.
    JamieLK

    Answer by JamieLK at 9:39 AM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • Yes. They need to know who to contact in case of an emergency.
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 9:40 AM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • Yes there is registration. This is just basic info, they want to know how many are attending and how to contact everyone.

    RyansMom001

    Answer by RyansMom001 at 10:21 AM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • yes, but we did ours the first night.
    lil_angel00

    Answer by lil_angel00 at 12:23 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • its contact info..you don't have to give an address (if you don't want them to send notices, invites, etc.)..but telephone #s are important, unless the parent wants to hang out the whole time. plus, at the VBS my ds attended, the church had all the info in the computer, each child had a i.d. #, and you couldn't leave without corresponding i.d.'s. its a safetly precaution..which i was glad to see, since we were new in town, they didn't know us, and VBS is usually a madhouse with kids running everywhere, especially before/after each night's 'event' started. i found this to be very helpful, and calming, for me, the parent.
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 1:02 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • They do, and my daughter starts next Monday. It goes all week from 9:00 - 2:00. She is so excited! She had a lot of fun last year.
    Iamgr8teful

    Answer by Iamgr8teful at 9:20 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • yes, but they can also register the morning of. its part food prep, part a safety pro-caution, and part possible evangelizing. there is a box that can be checked that basically says "we dont want to know more about Jesus". my dad's the preacher and he doesnt do follow ups w/ the ppl who check that box.
    okmanders

    Answer by okmanders at 12:45 AM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • Yes we did. We could pre register or register the day of. Like others have said it's to get a basic count of attendees and emergency information should it prove necessary.
    sopranomommy

    Answer by sopranomommy at 5:20 PM on Jul. 18, 2010

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