Children & Teen Services

This collection of links contains useful information about children and teen services in Marin.

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Children ages six months to eight years and their families enjoy hands-on art, science and environmental exhibitions, performances, special events and cultural festivals... all with a focus on fun!

Bay Model Visitor Center

Located on Richardson Bay in Sausalito is a unique scientific tool for exploring water movement patterns in the San Francisco Bay - Delta Estuary.

Boy Scouts of America - Marin Council

The Marin Council of the Boy Scouts of America has been serving the youth of Marin County for over fifty-five years with a quality program focused on adventure, leadership and service.

City of Novato Teen Center

A recreational facility of the City of Novato Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department and offers a wide variety of activities for young people in grades 6th - 12th, which include drop-in activities, classes, workshops and trips.

Community Action Marin

Assists families, seniors and the disabled with emergency financial needs.

Girl Scouts of San Francisco Bay Area

Our goal is to help girls grow strong in body, mind and spirit and to meet the needs and interests of today's girls.

Marin Charitable Association

A non-profit organization to benefit Marin County youth agencies.

Marin County Superior Court

Marin County Superior Court

Marin Enrichment

We are dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing environment through activities that are designed to meet the needs of each of its participants.


National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers (NOCIRC) is the first national clearinghouse in the United States for information about circumcision.

Novato Spirit

We enable low-income kids in Novato, ages 7-18, to participate in after-school athletics.

Novato Youth Center

The Novato Youth Center's mission is to inspire and prepare youth for success by offering programs in Child Development, Athletics, Youth and Family Counseling, Community and School Health Education and the Novato Wellness Center, serving over 4,000 youth and their families annually.

Slide Ranch

Connecting children to nature by cultivating healthy bodies and minds and fostering future generations of environmental stewards. By farming, cooking, caring for animals and exploring wilderness and the coast, Slide Ranch teaches about the connection between health, a healthy food system and a healthy environment.

Stepping Stones Project

We offer rites of passage programs for youth.

Trips for Kids

Trips for Kids is a Bay Area non-profit that provides mountain bike outings, environmental education and earn-a-bike programs for kids that would not otherwise be exposed to these types of activities.

Wellify Teen

Wellify Teen is dedicated to helping parents of teens struggling with mental health challenges and provide online support through resources including screening, education and where to find help in Marin County.

Youth in Arts

Youth in Arts’ provide students with experiences and instruction in the visual and performing arts, and enriches the community with cultural events. Programs include:
Arts Unite Us - with at risk and special needs students.
Travel the World - music, dance, theater, visual and media arts from around the globe.

Youth Leadership Institute

Youth Leadership Institute (YLI) works with young people and their adult allies to create positive social change. We design and implement community-based programs that provide youth with leadership skills in the areas of drug and alcohol abuse prevention, philanthropy, and civic engagement.

YWCA San Francisco & Marin

The YWCA 50+ Employment Support Program for Women provides employment services for persons over 50 living in Marin County.