4-H Babysitting Beginnings (3 Part Course) - Register by Jan. 28!

February 15, 2020 | 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 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*:

*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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