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My Hero

My Hero

Everyone’s got a hero… maybe even someone in your own neighborhood. You can talk about your own heroes, and see what other teens and adults have to say about their heroes, at this web site. Heroes range from angels and explorers to peacemakers and teachers.
Subject: Clubs And Organizations

Youth For Understanding (YFU)

Youth For Understanding (YFU)

Choose the country you live in and get more information about being an exchange student, hosting an exchange student, becoming a volunteer for Youth for Understanding, or just answering questions about the YFU program in general. Visit the homepages of YFU alumni and volunteers.
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Exchange Students; Clubs And Organizations–Multicultural

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Many centuries before European explorers found their way to the western hemisphere, the Pueblo Indians developed a distinctive and complex civilization. Learn about the history of the Pueblo Indians, their culture and arts, and their current day communities and clans.
Subject: Natural History And Natural Science; Art; History; Our World–North America–USA–History & People; Our World–North America–USA–50 States–N-P–New Mexico; Art, Music And Museum Resources For Parents & Teachers; Art, Music & Museums–Museums; Clubs And Organizations–Multicultural; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Youth in Action

Youth in Action

The site is a place for youth to voice their opinions about the issues facing the US and the rest of the world. It contains the ??National Youth Platform??, chat rooms about various political topics, and information about future plans. They hope to get more youth involved in the political process.
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Political

Boys Town

Boys Town

Boys Town, originally known as Father Flanagan’s Boys’ Home, has been treating abused, abandoned, and negleced boys since 1920. In 1979, the organization also began including girls in Father Flanagan’s family, and was known for a number of years as Girls and Boys Town. The original organization is headquartered in National Historic Landmark villa …
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Religious

Care Girl

Care Girl

Care Girl encourages girls to become activists. This web features interviews with girls who are volunteering, links to activist and volunteer organizations and offers real-life stories from those who have had made a difference. The site is a great resource for any girl who wants to have an impact on the world around her.
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Volunteer

Jewish Teen Central

Jewish Teen Central

Check out this board for Jewish teens as either a guest or a member. Read or participate in discussion forums, use the features to Ask a Teen or Ask Our Rabbi, and comments about issues.
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Religious

KidsCamps.com

KidsCamps.com

This directory of camps includes everything from sports camps, art camps, academic camps, and special interest camps (circus, magic, culture, farm, space & aviations camps) to family camps and camps for special needs children.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Camping; Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Resources For Parents & Teachers; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–Outdoors; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Travel; Clubs And Organizations–Adventure

HQ Air Cadets

HQ Air Cadets

“This is the Official site for the Air Cadet Organization in the UK. The site comprises of two subsections – One for the Air Training Corps (ATC) and one for the Combined Cadet Force (RAF) – plus a main section providing information of interest to both elements of the Air Cadet Organization (ACO).
This is a “living” site and will be continually ex …
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Adventure

Youth.net

Youth.net

Youth Net is a safe place for school kids from around the world grades k-12 to meet each other online and participate in interactive discussions and projects. There are about 10 projects going on right now, dealing with everything from solar experiments, to gathering memories of the 1940’s, to learning more about Charles Dickens through “Victorian …
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Academic; Clubs And Organizations–Web Community

Wilderness Inquiry

Wilderness Inquiry

Wilderness Inquiry is a non-profit organization providing outdoor adventures for people of all ages and abilities. The organization has organized trips throughout North America, Australia, and Europe since 1978. They also conduct research on the accessibility of outdoor activities.
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Adventure

Teen Missions International

Teen Missions International

This Florida-based group takes people of all ages on missions and Bible studies around the world. Information is available about the programs offered by Teen Missions International, and you can fill out a registration form for the missions. Be aware that the missions are quite expensive.
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Religious; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Travel

Street Soldiers

Street Soldiers

Street Soldiers, based in California, is a violence prevention program for teenagers. Though part of the site is devoted to selling the book “Street Soldiers”, written by Joseph Marshall to describe his success in turning teens away from drugs and violence, other parts include the ‘Rules for Living’ of the Street Soldiers and provide help for teens …
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Violence Prevention

The Student Center

The Student Center

“The Student Center is a web community for students; specifically college students, high school students, and teenagers. We try to provide a place where you can find helpful information. But we also want to be the place you turn to for entertainment and fun, so we’ve got an entire Student Center HUB which is dedicated to communicating with other s …
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Web Community

South Asian Women’s Network (SAWNET) — Domestic Violence Resource

South Asian Women’s Network (SAWNET) — Domestic Violence Resource

The South Asian Women’s Network, or SAWNET, is an organization devoted to the needs and concerns of women in South Asia, including Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The Domestic Violence section of the site is concerned with preventing domestic violence. The site lists names and contact information of organizations …
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Violence Prevention

Scorecard

Scorecard

Put in your zipcode and find out who the biggest polluters are in your area. Also, “Scorecard lets you send faxes–for free–straight to the top-ranked polluters in your area or send email to key state and federal decision makers. We provide a directory of environmental organizations in your area and link you directly to volunteer opportunities wit …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Earth Sciences; Clubs And Organizations–Environment

Rainforest Action Network

Rainforest Action Network

The site is filled with vibrant colour that really gets your attention. The colours stand out even more, because of the black background. There are many interesting and exciting sections to read. Some of the sections are, “Rainforest Information,” which gives you the update on what’s happening to the Rainforest, “What You Can Do”, “Campaign Victori …
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Environment

Outward Bound USA

Outward Bound USA

Outward Bound is the oldest wilderness adventure-based educational program in the US. Their philosophy is that one reveres life for having experienced it in real, dramatic terms; from such experiences one learns to respect self; from respect for self flows compassion for others; and compassion for others is best expressed in service to mankind.
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Adventure

The National Beta Club

The National Beta Club

“The Beta Club promotes character, develops leadership skills, encourages service involvement, recognizes achievement, and provides technological advantages to students in grades 5 – 12.”
Subject: Clubs And Organizations

Interlude

Interlude

Stop by the Interlude site to check out the cool graphics, discover the new meditation of the week, and explore tips for relaxing, meditating, and stress relief. Try the links to other sites on religion, yoga, mental health and higher consciousness to help keep your mind and body healthy and offer insight for religious discovery.
Subject: Health And Sexuality–Mental Health; Clubs And Organizations–Religious

The Hunger Site

The Hunger Site

Wondering what you can do to help end world hunger? Visit this site, click on the button that says “Donate Free Food” and the page sponsors donate money to the United Nations World Food Programme.
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Human Rights; Clubs And Organizations–Volunteer; Clubs And Organizations–Environment

Global Youth Network

Global Youth Network

“Global Youth Network is a non-profit organization run by young people who want to improve the world. It is maintained by a group of volunteers from different parts of the planet. It’s goal is to inspire youth to have a happy and healthy lifestyle as well as to encourage them to help others who are in need.” This site contains Youth Advice Section, …
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Environment

Global Volunteers

Global Volunteers

The Global Volunteers organization works for peace through mutual international understanding, centering its work doing one-, two-, or three-week volunteer work experiences in Southeast Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, or the United States. When local leaders and host organizations make a request, Global Volunteers will send team …
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Volunteer; Clubs And Organizations–Adventure

Greenpeace

Greenpeace

They’re more than just anti-whale-hunting boats! “Greenpeace is an independent, campaigning organisation which uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and to force the solutions which are essential to a green and peaceful future.” But you might want to beware of their web site, because it has awfully big …
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Political; Clubs And Organizations–Environment

Ghost Web

Ghost Web

The International Ghost Hunter’s Society’s page features thousands of “spooky & ghostly photographs.” Whether you believe in ghosts or not, you can get a kick out of seeing the pictures. Membership is free.
Subject: Clubs And Organizations

Girl Scouts of the USA

Girl Scouts of the USA

The central Web site for information about the Girl Scouts of the USA. From the page:”We’re happy to share information with you about the Girl Scout movement, its history, activities, program and service to girls. We hope these pages will prove fun and informative for both our old and new Girl Scout friends. There will be regular updates that inclu …
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Scouting

Earth Force

Earth Force

“Earth Force is a national, nonprofit organization. We are youth-driven and nonpartisan. Our vision is to build the most effective program to help young people, ages 10-14, improve the environment through developing citizenship skills and addressing real environmental issues in their communities and nationally.”
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Environment

CityKids Online

CityKids Online

“The CityKids Foundation, a not-for-profit, multi-cultural organization based in New York, is dedicated to the survival of today’s youth. CityKids provides young people with a safe space to discuss issues facing them in their world today, leadership training, and a forum for self-expression through the performing arts.”
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Multicultural; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Theater

Boy Scouts of America

Boy Scouts of America

“The purpose of the Boy Scouts of America, incorporated on February 8, 1910, and chartered by Congress in 1916, is to provide an educational program for boys and young adults to build character, to train in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and to develop personal fitness.”
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Scouting

B’nai B’rith Youth Organization

B’nai B’rith Youth Organization

“The B1nai B1rith Youth Organization (BBYO) is a youth led, worldwide organization which provides opportunities for Jewish youth to develop their leadership potential, a positive Jewish identity and commitment to their personal development. The youth participate in democratically functioning small groups under the guidance of adult advisors and pro …
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Religious

Appalachian Mountain Club

Appalachian Mountain Club

Founded in 1876, the Appalachian Mountain Club is America’s oldest conservation and recreation organization. Our 72,000 members actively enjoy, appreciate, and protect the mountains, rivers, and trails of America’s Northeast.
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Environment; Clubs And Organizations–Adventure

Adventure Cycling Association

Adventure Cycling Association

??The Adventure Cycling Association (founded in 1973 as Bikecentennial) is today America’s largest organization of recreational cyclists. Our mission is to encourage individuals to use the bicycle for exploration, discovery, and adventure. We invite you to join with more than 40,000 members who have the same desire you do: to use bicycles for fun, …
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Adventure

AFS-USA

AFS-USA

AFS-USA invites you to chat with AFS participants about their experiences as exchange students or connect with teens from other countries, without ever leaving home. Opportunities include a semester or year abroad, pre-college programs, and summer outdoor adventures, language study, or community service.
Subject: Clubs And Organizations–Exchange Students; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Travel

About-Face!

About-Face!

About-Face is a media literacy organization focused on the impact mass media has on the physical, mental and emotional well-being of women and girls, challenging our culture’s overemphasis on physical appearance. By encouraging critical thinking about the media, and personal empowerment, About-Face works to engender positive body-esteem in girls an …
Subject: Clubs And Organizations

Kids Can Make a Difference

Kids Can Make a Difference

This site has many facts about hunger around the world, and suggestions about what young people can do to help feed the hungry.
Subject: Health–Food & Nutrition; Teachers & Parents Corner; Clubs And Organizations–Human Rights; Clubs And Organizations–Volunteer; Clubs And Organizations–Environment