There is still room in the Family YMCA’s American Red Cross Babysitters Course July 31 and Aug. 1.
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 is 4-8:30 p.m. July 31 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 1. Participants must be aged 11 through 17 and complete both days of the session in order to receive certification. Pre-register by Thursday, July 30. Cost is $110. Prices are set by Red Cross. Class will meet at the Y Express, 140 Central Park Square.
For more information, visit www.laymca.org or call 505.662.3100. Financial assistance is available thanks to United Way of Northern New Mexico, “Strong Kids” Annual Campaign and other contributors.