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Babysitting Course - Canadian Red Cross

 Students ages 11-14 welcome! 


Student must be 11 years of age prior to the first day of the course.

The purpose of this course is to teach present and potential babysitters the basics of childcare and, in particular, child safety. Topics include:

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Each student will recieve a copy of the Canadian Red Cross, "Babysitter's Manual", as well as a certificate upon successful completion of the course and attendance at all four classes 

  • how to be a "safe sitter" and avoid emergencies like choking or burns
  • how to plan games and crafts
  • how to deal with temper tantrums
  • how to give first aid to a hurt child
  • how to act in case of an emergency
  • how to create a safe environment against fire, water, and play yard accidents


     Locations, dates and cost for spring 2017 will be posted soon.



    Register for Babysitting

    How do I register?

    Registration for babysitting courses can be done online, in person or by fax, or mail. Download the youth registration form (will be available shortly).

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    Download Course Registration Form