College offers babysitter training course to surrounding communities

Saint Joseph's College will offer 11- to 15-year-old children an American Red Cross babysitting course on Saturday, April 17 and Sunday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The course will provide participants with the information and skills necessary for safe and responsible care for younger children in the absence of parents or adult guardians. The training will include CPR, basic care, safety and play for kids up to 10 years old. You must be at least 11 years old at the beginning of class in order to register. The class will be held at the Harold Alfond Center on the college campus in Standish. The cost is $45 per person. To register or for more information, contact Ann at or 893-6615.