(CANCELLED) 4-H Babysitting Beginnings (3 Part Course)

February 11, 2020 | 6:00pm-9:00pm | Child and Youth Program, J Ave., Bldg. 255 , New Cumberland, PA

The Babysitting Course has been unfortunately cancelled due to insufficient interest. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.

Attention Teens!

Join Child and Youth Programs (CYP) and become a certified babysitter!

The 4-H Babysitting Beginnings training course will teach teens the responsibilities and qualities of being a good babysitter, along with what to expect from the parent who hires them.

  • Open to middle school children and teens, ages 12-18.

3 Part Course Session Dates*:

  • Feb.11, 6-9 p.m.
  • Feb. 15, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Feb. 18, 6-9 p.m.

*Participants must attend ALL 3 Sessions in order to receive a course completion certificate and receive a certification in American Heart FA/CPR.

Register by Jan. 28 in order to participate.


  • $45 per person
  • Payments must be submitted by Feb. 4, 2020.
    • Cost covers the price of lunch (pizza and a salad) and the 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, and/or 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.

Register by Jan. 28!

  • Minimum participation levels must be met in order for course to proceed.

Register today!

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