The Family YMCA will hold an American Red Cross Babysitters Course May 17 and 18.
The course is designed by the American Red Cross to prepare youth with training in babysitter safety, basic childcare, 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. May 17 and 1-5:30 p.m. May 18. Participants must be aged 11 through 17 and complete both days of the session they register for, in order to receive certification. Pre-register by 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 15. Cost is $110. Prices are set by Red Cross.The class will meet at the Y Express, 140 Central Park Square in downtown Los Alamos.
For more information, go to The Family YMCA website, www.laymca.org, or call 662-3100. Financial assistance is available, thanks to the United Way of Northern New Mexico’s “Strong Kids” Annual Campaign and other contributors.