Participants aged 11 - 18 years old will come to understand the responsibilities of babysitting and learn the skills needed to become good babysitters. Youth will develop confidence in handling situations they may encounter when babysitting. Upon completion of this course, youth will receive a Babysitter's ID Card and a certificate of completion. Cost is $25 which will cover the cost of a guide and supplies. The course is spread over two days.
The course will:
- Prepare youth to become capable, caring and responsible babysitters
- Teach babysitting safety and responsibilities along with fun activities
- Provide a 4-H Babysitting manual and first aid supplies
The Babysitting Course will run August 23 and 25 from 9:30 AM until 1:00 PM at 240 Beaver St., Waltham, MA, UMass Building. Youth need to attend both days. Space is limited and you must pre-register by contacting Va Shon Hiltpold at 781-891-0650, ext. 30.