Ohio State University Extension, Hardin County will offer two Safe Sitter® classes for young teens, grades 4-8, June 8, 2023 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and July 13 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the OSU Extension Office, 1021 West Lima Street, Suite 103, Kenton, OH 43326. Registration deadlines are June 2 for the June 8 class and July 7 for the July 13 class.
More than 775,000 young teens have graduated from the medically-accurate program which teaches how, why, and where injuries happen so they can be prevented. The cost of the course is $35 per teen and includes all materials, lunch, and snacks. Partial scholarships are available. Contact Jami Dellifield at firstname.lastname@example.org or 419-674-2297 to register your 4th-8th grader. Class size is limited to 8 participants. Registration is guaranteed when the parent or guardian has completed all registration paperwork and payment has been received/
The course provides hands-on practice in lifesaving techniques to young teens who are home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting so they are equipped with the skills and confidence to act in an emergency. They learn basic first aid and infant and child choking rescue, and CPR. Students also receive instruction on how a child’s age affects how to care for them, how to prevent problem behavior, and how to run their own babysitting business.
Students who graduate from a Safe Sitter® course receive a completion card demonstrating that they know how to use their skills in situations they encounter.
For more information about the Safe Sitter® organization, contact National Headquarters at 317.596.5001 or visit safesitter.org.
Safe Sitter Registration Form and Information