Monday, December 21, 2009

Babysitting Bootcamp

December 28 – 30th Babysitting Bootcamp training is underway at the American Red Cross. The Bootcamp runs December 28 – 30 from 9 am to 3 pm at the Red Cross Chapter office located at 555 East 300 South, Suite 200 in Salt Lake City.

This bootcamp session was a big hit and is sold out. The next bootcamp will be held during spring break or custom classes can be arranged anytime by groups of 6 or more individuals.

18 youth from ages 11 – 15 will be learning first aid, CPR, age appropriate babysitting activities, emergency preparedness and much more.

Is your babysitter Red Cross certified?

Children who qualify for the hot lunch program or members of military families qualify for scholarships for the courses.

16 military family members signed up to participate in this particular bootcamp.. many of them are members of family with one parent deployed and away from home.

If you need to contact the instructor her name is Kara Taggart and her cell phone is 801-698-3019. She and students in the class will also available for interviews.

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