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Anime and Manga
Arts, Crafts, and D.I.Y.
- Join this community for craft tutorials, crafting challenges, or just to show off the cool stuff you made.
- Show the world how creative you are! Create an account to post your art and writing, as well as offer feedback to others.
- Step-by-step instructions for projects of every type, from technology to food to arts and crafts. Add your own how-to for the amazing projects you create!
Sometimes you just want to have a good time. The Internet can help.
- The Diary Project
- Write about your day to day experiences and read the words of other teens.
- Create your own online scrapbooks. Warning: it's addictive!
- Create characters, play games, and much more.
- Visit the home of Homestar, Strongbad, and of course TROGDOR!!!
- Magnetic Poetry
- Teen Second Life
- Fly, create, and explore teens only!
- Wizard Rock
- For Harry Potter fans about to rock, we salute you!
- Digg - Gaming
- Up-to-the-minute news stories about all things gaming. Rate the stories that you think are good or bad.
- Game Revolution
- News, reviews, walkthroughs, and more.
- International Game Developers Association: Breaking In
- Want to help create games someday? Do you already have a great idea for a game? Visit this site for advice. IGDA offers information about schools, developer profiles of professionals in the field, and more.
- RPG Gateway
- No matter what type of RPG you enjoy, from online to LARP, this site offers helpful links and information.
Health and Help
- Florida Suicide Prevention Coalition
- Resources for suicide prevention.
24-hour crisis line: 1-800-273-TALK (800-273-8255)
- 211 Brevard
- Local suicide prevention organization.
24-hour crisis line: 407-425-2624
- Help Now of Osceola County
- Local help for domestic abuse.
24-hour crisis line: 407-847-8562
- Break the Cycle: Domestic and Dating Violence
- Don't stand for violence in your home, school, or relationships. Visit this site for help.
- SafeYouth for Teens
- Facts, advice, and resources for dealing with bullying, hate crimes, school violence, and more.
- Useful information about alcohol abuse and peer pressure.
- Information and advice about drug abuse and its effects.
- No Stigma
- Learn the myths, warning signs, and where to go for help with mental illness.
- Teen Growth & Teens Health
- Find answers to all of your health questions and even the embarrassing ones here.
- Advice by and for GLBTQ youth.
- Florida Teen Drivers
- All of the information a new driver needs, from the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles.
- Teen Central
- Real. Anonymous. Share your stories and get advice with other teens.
- Why work inside? Want a summer job that lets you hike through mountains, work with horses, or sail the ocean blue? Check out this site for jobs that take you into the great outdoors!
- Got a Job
- Search for jobs in your zip code. Great for finding summer work!
- Rights and Safety for Teen Workers
- Know the rules when it comes to your rights and safety in the workplace.
- Teens 4 Hire
- Register with this site to search for jobs and internships.
Life After High School
Visit Explore a Topic: Scholarship and School Information
for an expanded guide to college and scholarship websites and library materials
- Earn money for college or loan forgiveness by volunteering.
- BLS Career Information
- Explore careers based on your interests.
- College Toolkit
- Use the financial calculators to plan a budget and explore student loan options.
- Request federal financial aid for college.
- Money Management for Teens & Taking Control of Your Finances
- Get your finances together before you have to start paying bills. Learn about checking accounts, credit cards, loans, and more.
- Peterson's College Planner
- Provides practical advice, essay tips and timelines to help you through the college application process.
- Study Abroad
- Ever wanted to travel outside the U.S.? Check out this site for information about overseas internships and courses.
- BJ Pinchbeck's College Companion
- Learn what you should do to get in, how to survive your Freshman year, and more. Even includes easy recipes for college students who are new to cooking for themselves.
- Career Voyages
- Everything you need to know about finding a career and pursuing higher education.
- Explore different careers, and match possible careers with your interests.
- Scholarship Osceola
- Looking for money to pay for college? Scholarship Osceola offers free financial aid counseling, as well as information about local scholarship opportunities.
- Up-to-the-minute sports coverage, articles, scores, and more.
- Extreme sports coverage from ESPN.
- The Official Site of Major League Baseball.
- The Official Site of the National Basketball Association.
- Orlando Sentinel Sports Page
- Find local sports news here, including Central Florida high school coverage.
- Transworld Skateboarding
- Videos, trick tips, and a guide to skateparks all over the country.
Volunteering and Activism
- Teen Ink
- Become a published writer! Teen Ink will publish your stories, essays, and reviews. You can also submit photos and artwork for this magazine.
- Young Writers Society
- A community for young writers to post work and receive feedback