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American Red Cross Offers Discount on Babysitter Courses

Red Cross to Host Babysitter's Training Day
This course gives teens and young adults an opportunity to learn the ropes of babysitting.

The American Red Cross is offering a 20 percent discount through the end of this month on babysitter courses for both July and August. The course gives teens and young adults an opportunity to learn the ropes of babysitting and inch a bit closer to financial independence.

*All registrations made through July 31 are eligible for the discount regardless of when the course takes place.

Babysitter's Training ID #: 02201600

7/27/2013 Sa 8:30a-4:30p (1day) $85

Metro East Service Center - Fairview Heights, IL

Babysitter's Training ID #: 02201607

8/3/2013 Sa 8:30a-4:30p (1day) $85

St Charles County Service Center - St Peters, MO

Babysitter's Training ID #: 02201620

8/31/2013 Sa 8:30a-4:30p (1day) $85

St Louis Area Chapter - Saint Louis, MO

To receive the discount, register using coupon code INDY200913 (case sensitive) when registering online at or by calling 1-800-REDCROSS.

The Babysitter’s Training course will give youths, 11-15 years old, the skills and confidence to become better babysitters. They will learn how to safely and responsibly care for children and infants, and handle emergencies such as injuries, illnesses and household accidents.

Caregiving skills take prospective young sitters from feeding to diapering and playtime to bedtime routines. Participants also develop leadership, decision making and problem solving skills and learn how get started in their own babysitting business.

Take-home tools include a compact emergency reference guide, a CD-ROM featuring games, songs, and recipes, and a babysitting client organizer.

Warning: Don’t Be this Sitter

The Red Cross babysitting courses help students avoid being this kind of sitter.

Find more information on how to get started and share this opportunity with your friends.

All courses are subject to cancellation without notification. Advance registration is required.