The Refuge Church, located on College east of North 19th, is registering children for its Vacation Bible School scheduled for Aug. 6-10. (Photo by Brad Fuqua/Philomath News)

The Refuge in Philomath announced that registration is now open for a Vacation Bible School event scheduled for Aug. 6-10.

Called “Surf’s Up Summer Jam,” the free event will run from 5:30-7:45 p.m. each of those evenings at the Philomath church, which is located at 1947 College St. An optional dinner will be provided at 5 p.m.

The VBS is for children in preschool through the fifth grade. Parents can register their children online.

Organizers said students will engage in worship, games, crafts and life lessons revolving around the theme. Family Fun Night with worship, dinner, games and snow cones will be staged on the final evening.