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 TNT (Teens in Training): Learning to Lead


The students in this program will be serving as leaders and assistant teachers during Vacation Bible School (VBS) in the morning hours and then spending the afternoons in fun activities around the area.

As leaders in VBS, it is important for the students to be responsible and take their jobs seriously. We have seen amazing leadership from our TNT leaders in the past. After a morning of working with the VBS children, TNT students eat lunch and go on an outing together each afternoon. We have gone to Raging Waves, Feed My Starving Children, and Millenium Park in the past. Please discuss the expectations of a TNT leader with your child. If they want to participate, please email for more information.


  • Arrive at 8:45 am each day of VBS ready to lead younger students, work with adult leaders
  • Possibly help with presentation during Missions time during VBS
  • Attend training session. Time & date to be determined.
  • Attend Closing Ceremony on Friday of VBS
  • Contact assigned teacher/leader prior to start of VBS
  • Possibly help teacher ahead of VBS, come on Sunday prior to VBS and help decorate

We have limited space for TNT leaders. Although we'd like to accept everyone who applies, some years we cannot. In addition, we depend on adults joining us in the afternoons to chaperone. 

TNT is for students entering 8th and 9th grade in the Fall. Students fill out an application. Involvement at First Pres helps determine who will be in TNT.

Apply here.


Last Published: May 17, 2019 4:02 PM
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