Vidant Beaufort Hospital to offer Safe Sitters Babysitting Program

Published 9:14 pm Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Vidant Beaufort Hospital will once again offer the Safe Sitters babysitting program this summer. Safe Sitters is a medically accurate program that teaches boys and girls ages 11 to 13 how to handle emergencies when caring for children. The program teaches safe and nurturing child care techniques, behavior management skills, and appropriate responses to medical emergencies.

The program is for youth ages 11–13 and will be offered from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, and Monday, Aug. 6.

You must be 11 years old by the date of the session you wish to attend. Enrollment is limited to six participants per session. Students will receive a Safe Sitter manual, a completion card, as well as other items that can be used when babysitting.

The class fee is $50 and lunch and snacks will be provided. Please call Ronda Ketner with the Vidant Beaufort Hospital Education Department at 252-975-4309 to register or for more information.