Prerequisites: Be at least 11 years old on or before the last day of the course.
This course is designed to prepare students to be better babysitters. Topics include how to provide care for infants, and children; how to stay safe; what to do in an emergency; how to choose age-appropriate activities; and how to recognize and handle a variety of behaviors. Students will also learn the basics of starting a babysitting business. The course consists of modules featuring video, activities, games, and tools babysitters can use to build their knowledge and skills and manage their babysitting businesses. This course includes a babysitting final exam at the end of the first day. Day 2 consists of learning basic water rescue skills and pediatric CPR.