Babysitting 101 for 12+: Sign up by tomorrow

Above: Wannabe babysitters can learn how to avoid or overcome common problems with infants and children. (images left and right posted to flickr by Parker Knight)

Southborough Recreation is offering a Babysitting 101 course for tweens/teens 12 years old and up. The class takes place on Tuesday, January 16th (a Professional Development day for the school district.)

Sign up quickly. Tomorrow, January 12th is the registration deadline and there are only 8 spots left.

This time around, the instructors will be from Boroughs CPR. The class will teach necessary skills for babysitting and starting a babysitting business: 

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Designed for 12 year old and up who wishes to learn how to care for infants and children. The course is fun and fast paced with hands-on-activities, role-play and lively discussions. You will learn to be the best babysitter on the block. You will gain confidence to make smart decisions and stay safe in any babysitting situation.

Topics to be covered are: why babysit, starting your babysitting business, babysitting responsibilities, preventing problems, safety & emergency situations, discipline & behavioral issues and activities for various ages.

You will receive a Certificate upon completion of the course along with folder and handouts on some of the training details taught during the day.

The cost is $70. For more details or to register, click here.

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