To provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills; learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic child care and basic first aid. The recommended age for this course is 11-15 years old. Please have your child bring a sack lunch to the class.
Manuals / Workbooks
Babysitter Training Participant Set
Includes an assortment of materials to better assist babysitters on the job, such as the: Babysitter's Training Handbook, a full-color handbook filled with great information and resources to use in class and on the job.
Babysitter's Training Emergency Reference Guide, an easy-to-carry, compact booklet that provides step-by-step instructions to handle common emergencies such as bee stings and asthma attacks.
Babysitter's Training CD-ROM, which provides participants with the tools they will need to run their own babysitting business, including a babysitting organizer; a printable activity booklet with games, crafts, songs and recipes; a resume template; and more.
Family First Aid Kit
The Family First Aid Kit from the American Red Cross is designed for a family of four – and can be used at home or on-the-go. The 113-piece kit contains essential first-aid supplies to treat most common injuries, including cuts, scrapes, swelling, sprains, strains and more. The kit is housed in a sturdy hard case with handles for easy carrying and includes built-in hooks for easy wall-mounting. Content dividers keep items organized and easily accessible. You can restock your kit at any time with items from our Deluxe Personal First Aid Kit.
The American Red Cross strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all ARC courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the ARC. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for ARC course materials, do not represent income to the ARC