Babysitting Course

November 3, 2018 | 8:00am-5:00pm | Child and Youth Program, J Ave., Bldg. 255, New Cumberland, PA

Attention Teens!

Join Child and Youth Programs (CYP) and become a certified babysitter! The Babysitting Course will teach teens the responsibilities and qualities of being a good babysitter, along with what to expect from the parent who hires them.

The Babysitting Course will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Child and Youth Programs, J Ave., Bldg. 255.

  • This course is open to middle school children and teens, ages 12-18.
  • Participants will receive a course completion certificate and a certification in American Heart FA/CPR.

Cost: $35 per person.

  • Cost covers the price of lunch, pizza and a salad.
  • ARC/CPR course.

Topics covered: 

  • Child Development
  • Business Practices
  • Developmentally Appropriate Activities
  • Guidance Techniques
  • ARC Adult/Pediatric First Aid and CPR and AED
  • Babysitting 101

Participants should be prepared with the following:

  1. Pocket folder & a pencil.
  2. A drink.
  3. Construct a Babysitting Kit using a box or bag with items such as coloring books with crayons, toys, movies, books, activities. These items can be from your own home. You should have at least 4 different things in your Kit. Note: You cannot have several of the same type item in your Kit (i.e. 2 movies, a book and a coloring book).
  4. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Your will need to kneel and sit on the floor for the First Aid and CPR portion.
  • Participants must register by Oct. 15.
  • Payments must be submitted at the time of registration.


  • $35 per person

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