Safe Sitters program offered

Published 4:29 am Saturday, April 20, 2013

Vidant Beaufort Hospital offers 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 will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on the following dates: June 26, July 24.
A participant must be 11 years old by the date of the session he or she wishes 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 a person, and lunch and snacks will be provided.
Call Ronda Ketner with Vidant Beaufort Hospital’s education department at 975-4309 to register or for more information.