Your son or daughter may want to babysit for extra cash. But the thought of them taking care of another child may worry you.
Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth has a solution. They are offering babysitting classes for boys and girls ages 12 to 16. Students will learn valuable babysitting and discipline tools, they’ll also get CPR and firs aid training.
“This training provides teenagers with the safety aspects of making sure the home is safe the children is safe, rules and responsibilities making sure that they are the proper mental maturity to take care of young kids,” says Stacie Brown, with Maine Coast Memorial Hospital.
There’s only room for 15 students in the class, so organizers say to sign up as soon as possible.
The class will be offered Saturday, May 3rd from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. The fee is $40. Registration must be made by Friday April 18th. Call Michelle at 664-5588 to sign up or for more information contact Stacie at 664-5348 or [email protected]