Cape May
Intergenerational Cape May: America’s First Seaside Resort With Your Grandchild
Explore Cape May with your grandchild as you set sail on a whale watch, visit a living history village, discover a historic lighthouse and much more on this exciting learning adventure!
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Program No. 21939RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Share an exciting week of discovery with your grandchild in Cape May. Climb up a lighthouse and into the cockpits of fighter jets. Go whale watching and observe dolphins. Visit a living history village to see how settlers lived 200 years ago and stay in a hotel across from the beach.
Activity Level
Walking up to 2 miles per day over uneven terrain. Normal activity when sightseeing - stopping, walking and standing.
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Spot whales, seabirds and dolphins on a narrated study cruise.
  • A safari in Cape May? You bet! Walk the harbor to spot the many kinds wildlife that inhabit this area.
  • Make a connection with the past and the present with a program at a living history village showcasing the “age of homespun” (1789-1840).

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 9-12.
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Rich Chiemingo
Rich Chiemingo is a museum educator for the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities, as well as a lighthouse keeper at the Cape May Lighthouse and an observer at the World War II Lookout Tower. As a living history interpreter, he shares his perspective on American composer and band leader John Philip Sousa. Prior to retiring to the Cape May area, Rich has also held a career in the music industry, including a stint as a military bandsman.
Rich Chiemingo
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