For Kids

Calling all kids!

Cape Cod National Seashore is the perfect place for a family adventure, so grab your parents, and come visit us at one of our visitor centers to get started!

 
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Become a Junior Ranger

Explore, learn and enjoy Cape Cod National Seashore on your quest to become a Cape Cod Junior Ranger!

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Become a Junior Lifeguard

Are you up to the challenge?

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Every Kid in a Park

Calling all 4th-graders! You can earn a free pass to federal public lands for you and your family for your school year and summer!

Family Friendly Programs and Events

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  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Demonstration: Beach Apparatus Drill Reenactment

    Thursday, August 17, 2017

    Demonstration of Beach Apparatus Drill Reenactment. More

    Time:
    6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Location:
    Old Harbor Lifesaving Station
    Fees:
    $6/adults, $4/children and seniors
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Family Activity: Fish, Snails, and Horseshoe Crab Tales

    Thursday, August 17, 2017

    Tidal marsh discovery program. More

    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $6/adults, $4/children
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Family Activity: Small Fry Special

    Thursday, August 17, 2017

    Seashore crafts and stories for kids. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Family Activity: Herring Cove Beach Campfire

    Friday, August 18, 2017

    Join a ranger for a family-friendly beach campfire. Times vary: 7:30 pm in July, and 7:00 pm in August. More

    Location:
    Herring Cove Beach
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Lifeguard Demonstration

    Friday, August 18, 2017

    Surf rescue demonstration by Cape Cod National Seashore lifeguards. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Race Point Beach (Tuesdays), Head of the Meadow Beach (Fridays)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Family Activity: Cape Cod Ninja Warrior

    Saturday, August 19, 2017

    Ranger-led family activity at Race Point Beach. Time Varies: Tuesdays at 10:00 am, and Saturdays at 3:00 pm. More

    Location:
    Race Point Beach
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Seashore Crafts

    Sunday, August 20, 2017

    Seashore crafts for kids. More

    Time:
    3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Walk: Seal Scout

    Sunday, August 20, 2017

    Hike out to look for hauled-out seals. More

    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Family Activity: Amazing Race Scavenger Hunt

    Monday, August 21, 2017

    Family-oriented scavenger hunt around Provincetown. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Provincetown
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Family Activity: Nauset Light Beach Campfire

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Join a ranger for a campfire on the beach. Time varies: Program is at 7:30 pm in July, and 7:00 pm in August. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Location:
    Nauset Light Beach
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Activity: Tidal Flats Foray

    Tuesday, August 29, 2017

    Tidal flats exploration. More

    Location:
    Province Lands Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $6/adults, $4/children
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Family Activity: Cape History Challenge

    Tuesday, August 29, 2017

    History challenge for kids. More

    Time:
    1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

99 Marconi Site Road
Wellfleet, MA 02667

Phone:

(508) 255-3421

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