VBS 2012 – Operation Overboard by Cokesbury – Review

Lynda Freeman January 16, 2012 1
  • Content
  • Theme
  • Music
  • Ease of Use

VBS  2012   Operation Overboard by Cokesbury   Review Children\s Ministry YouthOperation Overboard by Cokesbury

Content – Children will learn about Noah, a servant girl who cared, how John proclaimed Jesus, when the disciples chose to follow Jesus and when Paul delivered the Good News.

Theme - Kids will be challenged to dive into the waters of God’s Word and discover what it means to have deep faith as they spend time deep in the ocean!

Music – Songs for this VBS had a VBS sound . . . songs which fit the theme/setting.  There are ten songs: Operation Overboard, I Depend On You, Deep Deep Deep, Dive (my favorite), Dare to Care, Blessed Be Your Name, Claim the Name, Live By Faith, I’m Gonna Choose and Go Change the World.

Ease of Use – Operation Overboard is very easy to use – the director’s book is very complete and the teacher’s books are clearly laid out and easy to follow.

Value – Two kits are available for $49.99. and $89.99

Cost per student . . .

  • Music is not reproducible, so you would have to purchase CDs to give kids at a cost of $3.99 per CD
  • Scripture Treasures range $14.99 for a package of 12 sets of five
  • Mesh Dive Bag – $8.99 for a package of 12.
  • Name tags – $3.99 for packages of 24
  • Name tag holders – $15.99 for 12
  • Student Journals -  $2.99 per student
  • Crafts range in price from $10.99 to $23.99 for packages of 12

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  1. Gabriela May 29, 2016 at 7:05 pm - Reply

    Hi Linda!!! I was interested in your operation overboard cd! Is it still available for purchase?

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