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Seasonal programming includes a children's beach club, a rock-climbing wall, puppet shows, camping under the stars, a floating dock for jumping, and "dive-in" movies. Sailing, tennis, and swimming are also offered, as well as customized children's welcome experiences and ameni- ties. There's even an outdoor amphitheater specifically designed for kids to take center stage. Always on the must-do list at Wequassett is its Oyster Expedition, which brings families out on a barge to Pleasant Bay waters to learn about (and experience) oyster harvesting. At the end of the 90-minute excursion, you get to feast on the oysters you've collected (and grown-ups can toast with flutes of champagne). For your little landlubber, check out Wequassett's famous nautical-themed playground with a "tot lot" for toddlers and children's area for those over five years old. Pirate ships and treasure chests are customized with slides, ramps, and ropes adjacent to an aquatic playground with fountains and sprays. Should the weather not cooperate with your outdoor plans, the center is also equipped with Here are a few other places to keep your little ones excited about their Cape Cod adventures. n CAPE COD CHILDREN'S MUSEUM The only kid's museum on the Cape, this hands-on center keeps kids entertained (and excited to learn) through music, science, art, story time, and activities focused on local culture. 577 Great Neck Road South, Mashpee 508.539.8788 / www.capecodchildrensmuseum.org n CAPE COD INFLATABLE PARK This outdoor park boasts both wet and dry inflatable rides that just scream fun. The water rides make a huge splash in the beach section, and there's an assortment of ever-changing bounce houses, combos, obstacles, and slides. There's also a toddler zone for the smaller set. 518 Main Street (Route 28), West Yarmouth 508.771.6060 / www.capecodinflatablepark.com n CAPE COD POTATO CHIP FACTORY From their farmers' fields to your child's school lunchbox, your kids will love to see how the legendary chips in their snack bags are made. You can tour the facility and finish up with a sampling of chips of all flavors. 100 Breed's Hill Road, Hyannis 508.775.3358 / www.capecodchips.com n CREATIVE ARTS CENTER Open all year, the Center offers kids classes and workshops in drawing and painting, photography, printmaking, pottery, and jewelry. 154 Crowell Road, Chatham 508.945.3583 / capecodcreativearts.org n PIRATE'S COVE ADVENTURE GOLF Mateys of all ages love how the legends of infamous pirates are brought to life at this award-winning theme park. Putt your way through caves, over footbridges, and under cascading waterfalls and learn a little pirate lore along the way. 728 Main Street, South Yarmouth 508.394.6200 / www.piratescove.net 198 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s u m m e r 2 0 1 7 excursions "exclusive activities and adventures "

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