January — RUTLAND — Are you ready for your young teen to start watching younger siblings, stay home alone or begin babysitting but you aren’t sure if they are ready? Register your son or daughter for our upcoming Safe Sitter® classes and have peace of mind that they are prepared.
Rutland Regional Medical Center offers monthly Safe Sitter® classes with the first session held Saturday, Jan. 24 and Sunday, Jan. 25. Additional sessions will be held Feb. 7 and 8; March 14 and 15 and April 11 and 12 and throughout the year.
Classes are held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 254 Stratton Road in Rutland and pre-registration is required. The fee for the class is $60 with scholarships available based on need.
Safe Sitter® teaches young teens (11-13) everything they need to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Students will learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who’s choking, and helpful information like how to prevent injuries and how to get help if needed. The lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises. Safe Sitter® graduates are prepared with the knowledge they need to prevent problems and handle unexpected emergencies.
To register or for more info, visit RRMC.org or call 802-772-2400.