Babysitter’s Training Certification

Provides youth ages 11-15 with the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children in the absence of parents or guardians.

Topics that are covered include:

  • leadership skills
  • caregiving
  • first aid skills
  • safe play
  • safety

Classroom materials are available to borrow during the course at no additional charge. Course manuals are available for purchase and are also available at no charge in digital format, please ask for details. Classroom manuals not returned by the participant in their original condition, will be subjected to a fee equal to the full price of the manual.  Participants learn the tools needed to create a babysitter's kit. With successful completion of the course, participants will earn an American Red Cross Babysitter's Training certification.

Students are asked to bring:

  • pencil & paper
  • lunch, snacks, and a drink


  • May 31: 9am-4pm

If you need this class, then we can add a class for you as long as there are four people interested.


$64 SJC students, faculty & staff
$75 community members

Recertification course
$54 SJC students, faculty & staff
$65 community members


Please contact Renee Daigle at 207-893-6615 or  Online registration required.