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Red Cross Babysitting Course

Jul 13 - Jul 13, 2024
Day & Time:
Saturday 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
328 Multipurpose Room
Age Range:
11-15 yrs

Program Description

The Babysitting Course refreshed and revised, now has a greater emphasis on First Aid skills. The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting course covers everything from managing difficult behaviors to essential content on leadership and professional conduct as a babysitter. Babysitting promises to deepen and enhance the responsibility that older youth feel when caring for younger children. This updated curriculum, complete with new science, also provides improved learning when it comes to giving the appropriate care in the event of an emergency.

Course Content

  • How to be responsible and demonstrate leadership
  • How to make good decisions and manage difficult behaviors
  • Information on children’s developmental stages, and specific strategies for each stage
  • How to feed, diaper, dress, and play with children and babies
  • How to recognize and prevent unsafe situations, make safe choices and promote safe behaviors
  • First Aid skills
  • The business of babysitting

Comes with a course manual and certificate of completion from the Canadian Red Cross

Please bring a nut free lunch, snacks, water bottle and a teddy or doll to practice with.


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