THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME

Zoomerang is a sanctity of life VBS in the land down under! Like a boomerang, we are returning kids to the value of life, from the lives of preborn babies to eternal life in the kingdom of God. You’ll marvel at the unforgettable wildlife, culture, and beauty of Australia while discovering that from the tiniest to the oldest, each person is made in the image of God—wonderfully designed to know him and live for him!

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From the minute your mates step off the plane onto Australian soil, they will find themselves on a trip they’ll never forget! The day begins at the Aussie Assembly, the thrilling opening complete with entertaining welcomes, “aus-some” songs, a mission moment, and prayer. Then we're off to four fun rotation sites:

Australia

Land Down Under

LESSONS

During the lesson time, our mates will unearth the value and wonder of all life created by God and for God.

Pineapple

Top Koala-ty

TREATS

Mates will enjoy delicious “tucker” (food) at this much-anticipated stop.

Man kicking socker ball

Hoppin’ Good

GAMES

At this location, mates ‘av a go (put in a good effort) at fun land and sea challenges or have a blast working as teams and trying out various physical challenges.

Paint brush

Turtle-y Terrific

SCIENCE & CRAFTS

Electrifying science experiments to explore, creative crafts to invent, high-energy songs to sing, fun memory verse games to play.

illustrated Kangaroo

DAY 1

THE BEGINNING OF LIFE

BIBLE PASSAGES

Genesis 1:26–28
Genesis 2:7–23

LESSON FOCUS

God values you greatly! Each and every person—young, old, healthy, sick—is a priceless treasure.

VERSES

Luke 6:31

APOLOGETICS FOCUS

Be a defender of the defenseless! (Protecting and respecting life)

Science and Crafts

Science: Bonzer Boomerang & Flipped Constellations
Crafts: Rockin’ Dot Art & Hop-a-Shot

TREATS

Outback Hat & Funky Monkey

Games

Jumpin’ for Jesus
Aussie Rule

COOL CONTESTS

Guessing Game

Animal Pal

Jumpin’ Jack the Kangaroo

Illustrated coral

DAY 2

THE WONDER OF LIFE

BIBLE PASSAGES

Psalm 139:13–16

LESSON FOCUS

You are fearfully and wonderfully made, with a body full of awe-inspiring design features.

VERSES

Psalm 139:14

APOLOGETICS FOCUS

God thought of everything! (Design Features of our Bodies)

Science and Crafts

Science: Pick Your Brain & Making Sense of Senses
Crafts: Crocs and Kangas Fitness Game & Manta Ray Bookmark

TREATS

Coral Cup & Thumbprint Cookie

Games

PS139 Obstacle Course
Reef Thief

COOL CONTESTS

Team Cheers

Animal Pal

Shimmer the Coral

illustrated platypus

DAY 3

THE VALUE OF LIFE

BIBLE PASSAGES

Matthew 1–2

LESSON FOCUS

God values you greatly! Each and every person—young, old, healthy, sick—is a priceless treasure.

VERSES

Luke 6:31

APOLOGETICS FOCUS

Be a defender of the defenseless! (Protecting and respecting life)

Science and Crafts

Science: Breathtaking Lung Model & Blood Sample
Crafts: Life Is Precious Photo Frame & Playful Platypus

TREATS

Celebration Cake & Baby in a Blanket

Games

King of the Court
Let Me Help You

COOL CONTESTS

Dress-Up Day

Animal Pal

Bill the Platypus

illustrated Koala

DAY 4

ETERNAL LIFE

BIBLE PASSAGES

Select Scriptures

LESSON FOCUS

God loves you! He loves you so much that he sent his only Son to die for you!

VERSES

John 11:25

APOLOGETICS FOCUS

SMYLE! God loves you! (Only one way to eternal life)

Science and Crafts

Science: Take Heart Model & Stellar Stethoscope & Toothpick Heartbeat
Crafts: Southern Cross Ornament & Koala Case

TREATS

SMYLE! Pizza & Koala-fied Cookie

Games

SMYLE Kickball
Animal Pal Dash

COOL CONTESTS

Bible Verse Challenge

Animal Pal

Paula the Koala

illustrated dingo

DAY 5

USING YOUR LIFE

BIBLE PASSAGES

Acts 1:6–11
1 Corinthians 12:12–26

LESSON FOCUS

You are created on purpose for a purpose!

VERSES

Ephesians 2:10

APOLOGETICS FOCUS

All I want to do is live each day for you! (Life has meaning and purpose)

Science and Crafts

Science: Mining Cereal & Fabulous Fingerprints
Crafts: Straya Sun Pillow & Clay Echidna

TREATS

Dingo Puppy Chow & Boomerang Bread

Games

Teamwork Towers
Dingo Rescue

COOL CONTESTS

Mission Money Mania

Animal Pal

Ringo the Dingo

album artwork

VBS SONGS & MUSIC

Fun songs and great music are a key ingredient in any Vacation Bible School program. Answers VBS songs are so catchy and upbeat that kids memorize the Bible teachings and key verses without even trying!

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CRAFTS & SCIENCE

Field-tested VBS craft ideas reinforce key Bible truths, and hands-on science experiments make apologetics fun for kids!

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GAMES & ACTIVITIES

Reinforce your lessons with these fun, faith-building VBS games and activities! Kids will have a blast while learning key Bible truths.

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