Chatham Bars Inn Kids Crew

The Chatham Bars Inn Kids Crew promises to make each child’s visit to Chatham Bars Inn unforgettable. Offered June 19th through Labor Day with morning or afternoon and evening sessions (evening sessions are only available on Thursday, Friday and Saturday). Every activity is hands-on and innovative, with an emphasis on outdoor fun! Our dedication to providing diverse and exciting programming for children is unparalleled throughout the region.



Our program is growing with new activities so we invite everyone to participate daily and to come back and join us for our evening programs as well. We have limited the number of participants to 6 in each age group to allow for social distancing. Reservations are still highly encouraged to avoid disappointment.


Reservations are highly encouraged. If you do not pre-register for a Kids Crew session, we cannot guarantee that we will have space for your child. Please call the concierge at 508.945.6871 to reserve.


Program Details


The Chatham Bars Inn Kids Crew offers two programs: Beach Buddies (for ages 4 to 6) and Clam Diggers (for ages 7 to 12). To ensure that your child has a fantastic day with us, please make sure that they bring sneakers, sunscreen, a hat or sunglasses, any necessary medications and a face mask.


Morning & Afternoon Sessions


Morning sessions run 10:00am to 12:00pm and afternoon sessions run 12:30pm to 2:30pm and are complimentary. Limit of 6 children per age-group per session. Reservations are required.


Evening Sessions


Evening sessions run every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6:00pm to 9:00pm and cost $45 per child. Dinner is not provided. Limit of 6 children per age-group per session. Reservations are highly encouraged.


To reserve, please call the concierge at 508.945.6871.



Daily Schedule



With the Chatham Bars Inn Kids Crew, every day is unique! Our session activities change daily so that your child never gets bored!


We are always adding fun new activities to our roster, so times and activities are subject to change.


WE’VE GOT IT COVERED!
Your Crew Leaders are taking every precaution to provide a safe and fun environment.

Here are the steps we are taking:
• Limited to 6 participants in each age group to allow for social distancing. (Please sign up in advance!)
• Emphasis on outdoor recreation whenever possible.
• Outdoor check-in, weather permitting.
• Proper cleaning & sanitization of all equipment and rooms before, during and after use.
NOTE: All children and staff are required to wear face masks during the programs at all times. No Exceptions!

Jump to our full list of session activities.



Frequently Asked Questions



What precautions are you taking to provide a safe and fun environment?


Your Crew Leaders are taking every precaution to provide a safe and fun environment.
Here are the steps we are taking:
• Limited to 6 participants in each age group to allow for social distancing. (Please sign up in advance!)
• Emphasis on outdoor recreation whenever possible.
• Outdoor check-in, weather permitting.
• Proper cleaning & sanitization of all equipment and rooms before, during and after use.
NOTE: All children and staff are required to wear face masks during the programs at all times. No Exceptions!


Do we need to make reservations in advance?


Pre-registration is highly encouraged, as space is limited. Please reserve by calling the Concierge at 508.945.6871. Walk-ins are not guaranteed, and will only be accepted based upon availability.


What if I need to cancel my reservation?


Please cancel at least 24 hours in advance by calling the Concierge at 508.945.6871. A cancellation fee will be assessed for those who do not cancel their Evening Session reservations at least 24 hours in advance.


When are your programs offered?


Programs are offered daily from June 19th through Labor Day.


How much does it cost to attend the programs?


The Morning and Afternoon Sessions (10:00am to 12:00pm or 12:30pm to 2:30pm) are complimentary. Reservations are required.
The Evening Sessions (6:00pm to 9:00pm) are $45 per child.


Where do the sessions meet?


Families should meet our counselors outside the Alden Room to drop off their children.
Please note that programs take place across the property and that children may not always be in the program rooms. Signs will be posted on the Alden Room doors when we are out and about.


Can my child stay late after the designated pick up time?


Our children’s programs are offered specifically in the times specified. If you are in search of after-hours care, we would be happy to reach out to Summer Sitters on your behalf to coordinate additional care.


Is my child able to sign himself/herself out of the programs?


No. At registration, you will be asked to note any person who is able to sign your children out of CBI Kids Crew, and only those people will be allowed to take your child from our program.


Can a parent or nanny stay with my child in the programs?


Our programs are set as a formal drop-off program. All of our counselors are trained in a formal program setting to ensure all children feel comfortable and have fun while they are with us.


Can my children participate in the same activities in they are in different age groups?


Children in the Clam Diggers age group (7 - 12) are welcome to participate in Beach Buddies’ activities if there is available space.


Will my child be fed during the programs?


Meals are not included in our programs, however individually packaged snacks will be provided.


Beach Buddies (Ages 4 - 6) Weekly Activity Schedule



Morning & Sessions 9:00am - 12:00pm or 12:30pm – 2:30pm


Beach Buddies morning sessions are complimentary. Reservations are required - please call the concierge at 508.945.6871 to reserve your child’s spot.


We are always adding fun new activities to our roster, so times and activities are subject to change.


Sunday: In-Tents Camping


Pitch a tent under the sun for some morning fun!


Monday: Holiday Mix-Up


It’s a day filled with silly celebrations! Ask for candy as a ghost, give a valentine to a leprechaun and play a trick at the stroke of midnight.


Tuesday: Mess Hall


Making a mess sure is the best. Join us for messy science and colorful art projects. Get ready to get messy!


Wednesday: Buccaneers & Beauties


Gather your mates and help Captain Jack find where ‘x’ marks the spot! This is arghh-uably our favorite session!


Thursday: Party Like It’s Your Birthday!


Traditional party games are all the rage at our Chatham Bars Inn joint birthday party.


Friday: Sea-fari


Head down to the lower beach to learn about the animals that call Cape Cod home. Spend your morning mastering our nature scavenger hunt and create your own sandy souvenir!


Saturday: Boss Buddies


It’s take your Crew Leaders to work day! Choose your dream job for the day. Whether a chef or news anchor… we have a position for you!


Evening Sessions 6:00pm - 9:00pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday


Beach Buddies evening sessions are $45 per child. Limit of 6 children per session. Reservations are highly encouraged - please call the concierge at 508.945.6871 to reserve your child’s spot.


We are always adding fun new activities to our roster, so times and activities are subject to change.


Thursday: Super Spies


It’s the ultimate spy training academy! Crawl through lasers, create your secret identity and catch the villain.


Friday: Glow Party


Come dressed in your favorite pajamas and join us for a dance party that is sure to light up the night.


Saturday: Space is the Place


Space is the final frontier! Create a rocket-ship, watch the stars and even hunt down some alien invaders.


Clam Diggers (Ages 7 - 12) Weekly Activity Schedule



Morning & Afternoon Sessions 10:00am - 12:00pm or 12:30pm – 2:30pm


Clam Diggers morning and afternoon sessions cost are complimentary. Reservations are highly encouraged - please call the concierge at 508.945.6871 to reserve your child’s spot.


We are always adding fun new activities to our roster, so times and activities are subject to change.


Sunday: Resort Sports


A morning of friendly competition as you compete in sports on the South Lawn.


Monday: (Social) Media Monday


It’s your time to shine! Create TikToks and MiniMovies on (Social) Media Monday.


Tuesday: Making Alkynes of Trouble


It’s a super-science & construction extravaganza for the Clam Diggers! Make a lava lamp and build a bridge!


Wednesday: ARTchery


If there is sun in the sky, we’ll shoot for a fun morning of archery hoverball. If rain and clouds come our way, it’s the perfect chance for an art day!


Thursday: Throwback Thursday


Summer like it's 1993… Participate in games and activities that remind us of the good ole days.


Friday: Coastal Distancing


Head down to the beach for fun, silly, socially-distanced games & water fun!


Saturday: #Selfie Scavenge


Grab a selfie stick and master our property iPhone Scavenger Hunt!


Evening Sessions 6:00pm - 9:00pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday


Clam Diggers evening sessions are $45 per child. Reservations are highly encouraged - please call the concierge at 508.945.6871 to reserve your child’s spot.


We are always adding fun new activities to our roster, so times and activities are subject to change.


Thursday: Baking & Bonfire Bash Night


It’s a bonfire and (pre-packaged) s’mores kind of night! Pitch a tent, decorate cupcakes and share stories.


Friday: Carnival Frenzy


Come one come all to the greatest carnival of all! Join us for carnival games and prizes.


Saturday: The Big Game Show


Come on down...to the Big Game Show! Face-off against friends in games from some of your favorites like Jeopardy and Fear Factor!

Reservations are highly encouraged for all Kids Crew programs - please call the concierge at 508.945.6871 to reserve your child’s spot. A cancellation fee will be assessed for the Evening Sessions for no-shows or those who do not cancel at least 24 hours in advance.

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