The Central New York Chapter of the American Red Cross will host two Babysitter’s Training classes for youth ages 11 to 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at the Central New York Chapter at 344 W. Genesee St, Syracuse, and the Oswego Branch at 333 W. First St, Oswego.
Babysitting is often a teenager’s first business. Babysitter’s Training from the American Red Cross builds confidence to hold, feed, and care for infants and toddlers, work with children safely, and deal with emergencies. It also teaches lifelong entrepreneurial and career development skills.
The fun, fast-paced class includes hands-on activities, videos, role-plays, take-home training materials, and discussion that will teach the teenager how to:
The cost of the class is $85.00, which includes a Babysitter’s Training Certificate from the American Red Cross, handbook and CD ROM. Participants are asked to bring a bag lunch.
Space is limited and advanced registration is required. To register, call 1-800-733-2767, or visit www.redcross.org/take-a-class.