Youth on Course members, ages 6 to 18, can play a round of golf at over 1,300 participating courses for $1 to $5 after paying a $20 annual fee.
9th Street Lab in Berkeley offers DIY carpentry and woodworking kits at a reasonable price point. They allow kids to make cool stuff and build confidence.
Houseboating on Lake Shasta is amazing; we pull up on shore, extend the included ramp, and climb off to explore. Campfires are a highlight every night, eating s’mores and checking out the scenery.
There are many local courses that offer Par 3, and most public courses even have driving ranges too where you can practice hitting ball after ball.