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Babysitting Course (Session 1)

[Ages 10 to 12]

Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Saturday, January 26th, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and
Sunday, January 27th , 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
[please note the different times each day]

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
Cost $60 ; includes participant manual.
Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack. 

This course teaches your teen the fundamental skills they need to start their own babysitting service. A Red Cross certified instructor from React Right Safety Services teaches the class.

Topics include:

  • How to give appropriate care for infants, toddlers and school-aged children;
  • Dealing with basic First Aid emergencies;
  • How to recognize potential hazards;
  • What parents expect of a babysitter;
  • How to safely find customers; and
  • Rural babysitting.

Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge.

Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

Other sessions of the Babysitting Program are offered on Saturday, February 16 and Sunday, February 17 at the Courtice Branch and on Thursday, March 14 at the Bowmanville Branch.



You may register your child(ren) in person at any branch, by phoning Information Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.


Repeats every day until Sun Jan 27 2019.
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
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