The Family YMCA’s American Red Cross Babysitters Course will be held Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16 and 17. Registration must be received by 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15.
The course is designed by the American Red Cross to prepare youth with training in babysitter safety, basic child care, safe play, first aid and critical emergency skills, essential professional, leadership and care-giving skills, and how to manage real-life problems.
The session will be held 4-8:30 p.m. Nov. 16 and 1-5:30 p.m. Nov. 17. Participants must be aged 11 through 17 and complete both days of the session they register for in order to receive certification. Cost is $110 (prices are set by Red Cross.)
For more information, visit The Family YMCA website: www.laymca.org, or call 662-3100. Financial assistance is available thanks to United Way of Northern New Mexico, “Strong Kids” Annual Campaign and other contributors.