Educational Summer Technology Program and Camps
Lycos version of its search engine called SafetyNet, automatically filters out pornographic and hate-filled sites. It is not a filter program like Surfwatch and other installed programs so kids can always just use a different search engine to find off-limit sites.
DIG, Disney's Internet Guide. leads kids to Web sites and activities specifically tailored to their interests.
Other kids' search engines include http://www.surfmonkey.com and http://www.yahooligans.com.
Kids can explore the universe at NASA's http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov
National Air and Space Museum http://www.nasm.edu for a Star Wars tour narrated by James Earl Jones, the voice of Darth Vader.
Can't get the kids to the great outdoors? Send them to http://www.nps.gov, where they can take a geological tour of the national parks.
http://www.pbs.org/kids to find Mr.Rogers, the Sesame Street gang and even the Teletubbies.
''Think of them as online camps,'' says Kathryn Montgomery, president of the Center for Media Education.http://www.medialit.org/