Outfitting a conversion van can lead to other frequently recommended father-son activities. Working on vehicles in general is a frequent item on top father-son activity lists.
Outfitting a van is a well-rounded project that can cater to many interests. There are aesthetics for the artistic types and audio-visual setups for the tech junkies. An equipped van can to other great father-son/family activities, such as camping and road trips.
Additionally, learning the ins-and-outs of a vehicle will instill a greater sense of ownership and teach lifelong maintenance skills such as tire and oil changes that are both useful in a pinch and financially prudent.