Following are a list of Young Women sites (or web sights) available online.
- LDS Young Women - Clipart, activity ideas, skits, Lesson helps, leadership help and much, much more.
- YW Connection - Lots of creative ideas for different aspect of Young Women's. Most of these activities are object lesson type activities or 5-minute thoughts.
- Christy's Clipart - Hand-drawn clipart along with ideas for all aspects of Young Women's program. Many activities fit the "theme" activity genre, where a play on words is used to teach a gospel topic.
- The Idea Door - lots of ideas, including printables. Everything is on one page in a gigantic list, so this website will take time to load for those on slow internet connections.
- SugarDoodle.net - Melanie has compiled lists of activities and random documents submitted by users and found on other websites. A useful resource for helping you navigate the best of the smaller YW websites out there.
- Young Women Faithweb - Lists of ideas submitted by leaders all around the world. Lots of good ideas and inspiration, but use wise judgment when selecting ideas.
Clipart and Handouts
- Mormon Share LDS Clipart - largest LDS clipart library on the Internet
- LDS.About.com - handouts and large clipart library of graphics from the Friend.
- Sharing with YW - printable handouts in PDF format for personal progress, leadership, camp, and lessons.
Lessons and Teaching
- YW Lesson Help @ Mormon Share - has links to the helps in the Resource Guide, the New Era, pre-made handouts, and object lessons. Share your handouts here!
- Teaching Modesty @ Mormon Share - has lots of ideas for teaching Modesty
- LDS Object Lessons @ Mormon Share - by gospel topic in alphabetical order. Share your object lessons, too!
Activities, and Mutual
- LDS Activities Ideas Database - Searchable database with hundreds of activity ideas. Share your activity ideas, too!
- Of Worth - has a list of poems and thoughts about the YW values.
- Lisa Stinson's site - a partially completed Laurel project, but has some pretty activity ideas for the values.
- Becky's Son Shine - activity ideas and personal progress ideas. Some information is outdated.
- Lorrie's YW Pages - another older website, but you may be able to get some inspiration here.
- Move4Modesty.com - has lots of information and links to other modest websites. Includes a section where those committed to modesty can commit and post their names.
- Teaching Modesty - My Teaching Modesty section has ideas for activities, quotes, and information about where to buy modest clothing.
- Mission for Modesty - Promotes the value of modesty and give all who would like to voice their testimony and feelings on it an extra place to do so. There are 2 pages for statements, one for guys and one for girls. There are also pages on this site explaining modesty and the importance of it, also with quotes from the scriptures and church leaders.
- Choose The Right Music (CTRM) - has a growing list of songs author has found to be appropriate.
- LDS Music - is for sale at LDS Grand. Has CDs by popular LDS artists like Voice Male, Jenny Phillips, and more. Also carried sheet music and song books.
Forums and Mailing Lists
- Sharing With YW Forum - small, growing forum.
- lds-youngwomen Yahoo! Group - Registration required. Largest, most active YW related mailing list. Also includes a file sharing capability, so you can get activity and skit ideas here. Discussions sometimes lean toward the cutesy-type activities. I am a member of this useful group.
- lds-yw Yahoo! Group - Registration required. Also includes file sharing capability, so you can get activity and skit ideas here. Not as active as lds-youngwomen, but also useful. I am a member of this group.
- LDS_GirlsCamp_Leaders Yahoo! Group - Registration required.
- Girls Camp Yahoo! Group - Registration required.
- ywleaders Yahoo! Group - Registration required.
- LDSGrand.com Young Women Section - books, personal progress motivators, value jewelry, gifts for the girls in your class, gifts for leaders, and much more. Fast shipping, 100% satisfaction guarantee.
LDS Young Women Resources from the LDS Church's Website
- Introduction to Young Women - has information on Mutual, YW activities, Personal Progress, the History of YW, instruction on organizing a YW auxilliary, the roles of parents and teachers, and more.
- Helping Young Women Transition to Relief Society - how to help YW move to RS successfully
- Youth Materials list from LDS.org.
- Gospel Art Picture kit is online at lds.org. I print these off for YW lessons sometimes.
- LDS Church Music Online - This site is SO COOL! Transpose music into a key you can sing in or play, print it, hear the music with words, without words, in parts! This is an absolutely wonderful resource for music leaders in every auxillary.
- Safe Internet Use - articles and resources dealing specifically with the problem of Internet pornography, and how to protect children online.
Other LDS Related Links and Resources
- EFY Photos - view photos of EFY sessions, or submit your own.
- The Idea Door - Liz has printable handouts in PDF, including Beehive Welcome Packets and more ideas
- Tracking Posters - My neighbor has one of these, and they are great! Each has the requirements for Duty to God, Personal Progress, or Faith in God printed in detail. These are a great resource for leaders or parents to help track progress in the achievement programs of the church. They're $2.50 each, or $2.00 each if bought in bulk.
- Darrel Chamberlain Temple Wallpaper - LDS Photographer Darrel Chamberlain has created beautiful calendar wallpaper from some of his gorgeous temple prints. You can also buy copies of his temple photos.