The best babysitter is a Safe Sitter! Safe Sitter is a medically accurate course that teaches young men and women ages 11-14 how to handle emergencies when caring for young children (in Maryland, you must be 13 to babysit). Safe Sitters learn:
- Basic life-saving techniques
- Safety precautions to prevent accidents
- How and when to summon help
- Tips on basic child care
A fee of $50 covers the day’s program - the class runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Partial scholarships are available based on need. For more information or to register, call 410-912-6943. Classes also available on August 21.