The wilderness must be explored! This Fall Break, join the Cape Resorts Explorers Club and set out on exciting Wilderness Adventures at Beach Plum Farm. Grab your Explorer's Sash and your trusty Field Guide for activities like archery, gardening, scavenger hunts and so much more. When the sun starts to set, we'll build a bonfire up high for s'mores and movies. Our Explorers Team has created the perfect schedule of events to explore the great outdoors in a fun, safe and creative environment.
Each Fall Wilderness Adventure takes place at Beach Plum Farm, which means you can stay in the center of all the fun in one of our beautiful Beach Plum Farm Cottages. With space for the whole family, our Farm Cottages are the perfect way to experience the unique life of our farm. Or, you can stay in the deluxe comfort of one of our nearby Cape May hotels like Congress Hall, the Sandpiper, the Beach Shack, or the Star.
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Fall Break Wilderness Adventures

Nov. 5th - 10th

Available November 5th - November 10th, 2019

Plan a fall getaway filled with Wilderness Adventures at Beach Plum Farm. Join the Cape Resorts Explorers Club and enjoy painting, archery, gardening and more!

Fall Break — Wilderness Adventures at Beach Plum Farm

Take a fall break with the kids and join the Cape Resorts Explorer’s Club, the ultimate Cape May getaway. Grab a trusty field guide to lead the way on your Wilderness Adventures. At Beach Plum Farm Explorers will get the chance to plant a garden, create nature-inspired art, learn about archery, farm life and more! For each task they complete, Explorers will earn a special pin to place on their Explorer Sash. At night, we will gather round the campfire to make s'mores, watch a movie and star gaze. Each day will be filled with creative learning and fun activities for explorers of all ages.

A Fall Break stay at the Beach Plum Farm Cottages includes:

  • Cottage or Barn Accommodations at Beach Plum Farm, perfect for your entire family or extended family
  • An Explorers Club drawstring backpack for the kids, filled with special items for your daily adventure
  • Daily Beach Plum Farm Wilderness Activities
  • Stocked refrigerator with all the makings for a farm fresh breakfast, plus other treats
  • Access to Beach Plum Farm golf carts and bicycles
  • Option to add premium activities with our package enhancements*

A Fall Break stay at Congress Hall, the Sandpiper Beach Club, the Star, or the Virginia Cottages includes:

  • Hotel Accommodations for your family
  • An Explorers Club drawstring backpack for the kids, filled with special items for your daily adventure
  • Daily Beach Plum Farm Wilderness Activities
  • $25 Dining Credit, per night**
  • Shuttle Service to Beach Plum Farm
  • Option to add premium activities with our package enhancements*

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Call to book the farm cottages: (833) 327-6268 Congress Hall Sandpiper The Star call to book the Virginia Cottages: (800) 732-4236

*Package enhancements can be added when making your reservation.

**Hotel dining credit must be signed to your room to be applied. No cash value.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5TH

KICKOFF MOVIE & CAMPFIRE

As the stars come out over Beach Plum Farm, we'll kick off our Fall Wilderness Adventures with a movie and campfire by the Amish barn. Grab a seat and a s'more as we boot up the projector and relax before the week's activities.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

5:00pm | Beach Plum Farm

Wednesday, November 6th

Self-Guided Tours

Birding

9:00 am - 10:00 am | Beach Plum Farm

Did you know that Cape May is one of the best places in the world to look for the prettiest and most interesting birds? Each explorer will receive a field journal complete with an Audubon guide to help them spot the famous fowl as they walk around the farm. Identify the birds that like to hang out in Cape May during the spring and receive your birding badge!

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Tree Printing

Tree Printing

10:00 am - 11:00 am | Beach Plum Farm

The leaves and bark of a tree are like their fingerprints — they let you know how unique each tree can be! Explorers will experiment with different art supplies like wax paper and pastels to focus in on different patterns and textures. Use the trusty field guide to peek at the science behind the leaves and earn your Fingerprinting pin when you identify the beautiful trees at Beach Plum Farm.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Archery

Ready, Aim, Archery

11:00 am - 1:00pm | Beach Plum Farm

A vacation at Cape Resorts really hits the spot — but even more so when you actually learn how to score a Bulls’ Eye. Archery Guides will lead explorers through a training session on archery fundamentals. Explorers will then have a chance to have at it, as guides offer tips and tricks during open range time and target archery.

$25 per person. Must be age 7 or older.

Gardening

Gardening

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Whether you live on a farm or are aspiring to obtain green thumb status, by the end of this class at Beach Plum Farm, you’ll be an expert in making a garden grow. Explorers will get a chance to help with planting beds at the farm and start their own seedlings to take home.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Critter Care

Critter Care

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Cape May’s Nature Center pays a visit to Beach Plum Farm, along with a few furry friends. Come learn the ins and outs of caring for your own favorite critters and gain some insight into the wildlife that is indigenous to Cape May.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Scavenger Hunt at the Farm

Scavenger Hunt

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Discover every corner of Beach Plum Farm while searching for all of its hidden gems on a scavenger hunt!

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Campfire and Movie

Campfire & Movie

5:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Gather ‘round the flicker of the campfire and catch one of your favorite flicks while looking up at the stars.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Thursday, November 7th

Cape May Diamonds

Cape May Diamond Hunting

10:00 am - 11:00 am | Sunset Beach

Search along the sands of Sunset Beach for Cape May Diamonds! These quartz crystals were once thought to hold supernatural powers, and were used by the Lenne Lenape Tribe for jewelry and trading. Earn your pin while taking some of these beautiful rocks home to tumble and polish into beautifully formed genuine Cape May Diamonds.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Davey's Lake Hike

Davey's Lake Hike

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Sunset Beach

Discover Cape May’s hidden gem, Davey’s lake. At the very tip of the island by sunset beach, you’ll find a magical trail full of the flora and fauna that makes this tiny hamlet by the sea so unique. Go on a guided hike through the forest and learn all about the plants and wildlife, until you make it to a beautiful back woods oasis- Davey’s Lake. The hike lasts about 45 minutes, where upon completion explorers will receive their Davey’s Lake pin.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

terrarium with plant and shells

Terrarium Making

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Create your own portable garden to take home. Learn about all kinds of plants that go into your terrarium. What better way to earn your pin and have an awesome souvenir from Beach Plum Farm?

$25 per person

Watercolor Painting

Watercolor Painting

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Why did so many famous artists paint beautiful landscapes? They must have been inspired by the beauty of nature itself, which you can see around every corner at Beach Plum Farm. Let your inner Monet shine and capture the beauty of autumn at Beach Plum Farm.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Scavenger Hunt at the Farm

Scavenger Hunt

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Discover every corner of Beach Plum Farm while searching for all of its hidden gems on a scavenger hunt!

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Campfire and Movie

Campfire & Movie

5:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Gather ‘round the flicker of the campfire and catch one of your favorite flicks while looking up at the stars.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Friday, November 8th

Self-Guided Tours

Birding

9:00 am - 10:00 am | Beach Plum Farm

Did you know that Cape May is one of the best places in the world to look for the prettiest and most interesting birds? Each explorer will receive a field journal complete with an Audubon guide to help them spot the famous fowl as they walk around the farm. Identify the birds that like to hang out in Cape May during the spring and receive your birding badge!

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Tree Printing

Tree Printing

10:00 am - 11:00 am | Beach Plum Farm

The leaves and bark of a tree are like their fingerprints — they let you know how unique each tree can be! Explorers will experiment with different art supplies like wax paper and pastels to focus in on different patterns and textures. Use the trusty field guide to peek at the science behind the leaves and earn your Fingerprinting pin when you identify the beautiful trees at Beach Plum Farm.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Archery

Ready, Aim, Archery

11:00 am - 1:00pm | Beach Plum Farm

A vacation at Cape Resorts really hits the spot — but even more so when you actually learn how to score a Bulls’ Eye. Archery Guides will lead explorers through a training session on archery fundamentals. Explorers will then have a chance to have at it, as guides offer tips and tricks during open range time and target archery.

$25 per person. Must be age 7 or older.

Gardening

Gardening

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Whether you live on a farm or are aspiring to obtain green thumb status, by the end of this class at Beach Plum Farm, you’ll be an expert in making a garden grow. Explorers will get a chance to help with planting beds at the farm and start their own seedlings to take home.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Critter Care

Critter Care

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Cape May’s Nature Center pays a visit to Beach Plum Farm, along with a few furry friends. Come learn the ins and outs of caring for your own favorite critters and gain some insight into the wildlife that is indigenous to Cape May.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Scavenger Hunt at the Farm

Scavenger Hunt

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Discover every corner of Beach Plum Farm while searching for all of its hidden gems on a scavenger hunt!

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Campfire and Movie

Campfire & Movie

5:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Gather ‘round the flicker of the campfire and catch one of your favorite flicks while looking up at the stars.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Saturday, November 9th

Cape May Diamonds

Cape May Diamond Hunting

10:00 am - 11:00 am | Sunset Beach

Search along the sands of Sunset Beach for Cape May Diamonds! These quartz crystals were once thought to hold supernatural powers, and were used by the Lenne Lenape Tribe for jewelry and trading. Earn your pin while taking some of these beautiful rocks home to tumble and polish into beautifully formed genuine Cape May Diamonds.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Davey's Lake Hike

Davey's Lake Hike

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Sunset Beach

Discover Cape May’s hidden gem, Davey’s lake. At the very tip of the island by sunset beach, you’ll find a magical trail full of the flora and fauna that makes this tiny hamlet by the sea so unique. Go on a guided hike through the forest and learn all about the plants and wildlife, until you make it to a beautiful back woods oasis- Davey’s Lake. The hike lasts about 45 minutes, where upon completion explorers will receive their Davey’s Lake pin.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

terrarium with plant and shells

Terrarium Making

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Create your own portable garden to take home. Learn about all kinds of plants that go into your terrarium. What better way to earn your pin and have an awesome souvenir from Beach Plum Farm?

$25 per person

Watercolor Painting

Watercolor Painting

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Why did so many famous artists paint beautiful landscapes? They must have been inspired by the beauty of nature itself, which you can see around every corner at Beach Plum Farm. Let your inner Monet shine and capture the beauty of autumn at Beach Plum Farm.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Scavenger Hunt at the Farm

Scavenger Hunt

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Discover every corner of Beach Plum Farm while searching for all of its hidden gems on a scavenger hunt!

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Sunday, November 10th

Self-Guided Tours

Birding

9:00 am - 10:00 am | Beach Plum Farm

Did you know that Cape May is one of the best places in the world to look for the prettiest and most interesting birds? Each explorer will receive a field journal complete with an Audubon guide to help them spot the famous fowl as they walk around the farm. Identify the birds that like to hang out in Cape May during the spring and receive your birding badge!

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Tree Printing

Tree Printing

10:00 am - 11:00 am | Beach Plum Farm

The leaves and bark of a tree are like their fingerprints — they let you know how unique each tree can be! Explorers will experiment with different art supplies like wax paper and pastels to focus in on different patterns and textures. Use the trusty field guide to peek at the science behind the leaves and earn your Fingerprinting pin when you identify the beautiful trees at Beach Plum Farm.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Archery

Ready, Aim, Archery

11:00 am - 1:00pm | Beach Plum Farm

A vacation at Cape Resorts really hits the spot — but even more so when you actually learn how to score a Bulls’ Eye. Archery Guides will lead explorers through a training session on archery fundamentals. Explorers will then have a chance to have at it, as guides offer tips and tricks during open range time and target archery.

$25 per person. Must be age 7 or older.

Gardening

Gardening

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Whether you live on a farm or are aspiring to obtain green thumb status, by the end of this class at Beach Plum Farm, you’ll be an expert in making a garden grow. Explorers will get a chance to help with planting beds at the farm and start their own seedlings to take home.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Watercolor Painting

Watercolor Painting

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Why did so many famous artists paint beautiful landscapes? They must have been inspired by the beauty of nature itself, which you can see around every corner at Beach Plum Farm. Let your inner Monet shine and capture the beauty of autumn at Beach Plum Farm.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Fall Break pass purchase

Adventure awaits!
With a full agenda, this year's Fall Break promises to be filled with discovery, creativity and excitement at Beach Plum Farm. Make it an adventure the whole family will cherish with our Fall Break package, which includes activities like Gardening, Watercolor Painting, Cape May Diamond Hunting and more.
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Premium Activities like Archery and Terrarium Making can be purchased a la carte as a Stay Enhancement at the time of booking.





Non-Hotel Guest Passes

Non-hotel guest passes can be purchased for the week. Fall Break passes include an Explorer's Sash, a Explorer's Club Field Guide, and access to a selection of activities.
$40 per person
Premium Activities like Archery and Terrarium Making can be purchased a la carte.