Safe Sitter® is designed to prepare students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. The Instructor-led class is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises. Students learn:
Students learn how to prevent unsafe situations and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies.
Child Care Skills
Students learn tips to manage behavior that will help them stay in control of themselves and the children in their care. Students also learn the ages and stages of child development, as well as practice diapering.
First Aid & Rescue Skills
Learning skills such as choking rescue. Students also learn a system to help them assess and respond to injuries and illnesses.
Life & Business Skills
The ability to screen jobs, discuss fees, and greet employers will set students up for success now and in the future. Students practice these skills through various role plays.
Participants will need to bring:
Soft-bodied baby doll for diaper changing practice
Refillable water bottle
Pre-packaged snacks will be offered but participants are welcome to bring their own.
Each participant will receive a Safe Sitter® Handbook, Important Information Note Pad, and Safe Sitter® Pencil
Parents/Guardians: Please arrive 15 minutes before class ends to be a part of the graduation ceremony!
Saturday, November 19th from 9:00am-2:30pm
Registration Deadline: November 9
Thursday, January 5th from 10:00-3:30pm
Registration Deadline: December 19
Convenient online registration always open for the Hampshire Township Park District.