American Red Cross offering Babysitting class Feb. 22 in Potsdam
Friday, February 17, 2012 - 6:14 am

POTSDAM -- American Red Cross is offering training from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 in the community room in the Potsdam library for youth ages 11-15 who wish to be babysitters.

Participants are asked to bring their lunch and a Cabbage Patch-sized doll. They will learn how to safely and responsibly give care to children and infants, keep themselves and others safe, and learn basic first aid while helping them develop leadership skills. They will learn how to arrange a portfolio of their babysitting business.

The course and manual cost $95. Before you register, phone American Red Cross at 68-0102 to get a code for the class, and then you can register online at redcross.org. Click on “take a class” tab, scroll down to find the class you need, click on class and register.

Info: Northern New York Red Cross, 73 Market St., Potsdam, [email protected], 268-0102.