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Red Cross Babysitting Course - Monday, February 19th, 2018

Red Cross Babysitting Course

($41.53) HST will apply for individuals over 15 years of age

Your child will learn from a first aid instructor: the basic skills to care for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children. To care for themselves and siblings when home alone as well as strategies to create a safe and positive environment and prevent injuries through problem-solving and decision-making skills.  This will  build confidence so that your child can handle emergencies and provide basic first aid. Age appropriate activities, communication and basic business skills will be discussed to assist with acquiring babysitting jobs.

The course focuses on five main areas: child care giving, first aid, injury prevention, leadership, and business skills.  Fun activities, including discussion, problem-solving scenarios and hands-on, practice will help participants learn and make the session's enjoyable. 

Participants receive the Canadian Red Cross Babysitter’s Manual, which includes key information on caring for kids of different ages, as well as an emergency contact form, sample resumes, business cards, glossary, and more.  

All classes will be held upstairs of the Deep River Community Pool and is usually scheduled on school P.A. days

Next Courses are scheduled for:

  • Monday, February 19th, 2018 - 9:00 - 6:00 pm (½ hr. lunch break)
  • Friday, March 9th, 2018 - 9:00 - 6:00 pm (½ hr. lunch break)

Please register at Town Hall or online at

(under leadership courses)


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The Corporation of the Town of Deep River
100 Deep River Road
P.O. Box 400
Deep River, ON K0J 1P0

Phone: 613-584-2000
Fax: 613-584-3237
Email: Town E-Mail