Babysitter Program

A 2-DAY CHILD CARE & LIFE SAFETY PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS AGED 12-15
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Northwest Fire District Babysitter Program

This class is designed to familiarize students with the basic knowledge and skills to safely care for infants and children. Our goal is to teach our students to be the best babysitter on the block! It is our aim that our students will gain confidence to make smart decisions and stay safe in any babysitting situation.

All courses will be taught at Northwest Fire District Administration Building located at 13535 N. Marana Main Street.

Once you register for the course, a confirmation email will be sent along with payment instructions.​

PLEASE NOTE – STUDENTS MUST BE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 12-15 TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS COURSE.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Supervising children and infants
  • Performing basic childcare skills such as diapering and feeding
  • Handle bedtime and discipline issues
  • Fire, personal and kitchen safety awareness
  • Basic First Aid
  • Infant, Child, and Adult CPR*
  • Communicating effectively with parents
  • Ethical and business principles of babysitting
  • Ages & stages of development
  • Age-appropriate activities

*Participants will receive Applied Resuscitation Education & Specialized Training (AREST) Prehospital CPR training, and will receive an AREST CPR certification card valid for 2 years.

Please call 520-887-1010, ext. 1200 with questions.

2024 Course Dates

June 6 & 7
June 12 & 13
June 17 & 18
June 25 & 26
July 1 & 2
July 10 & 11
July 16 & 17
July 23 & 24

Times for both days is 9:00 a.m. to
3:00 p.m.
All courses will be taught at the
Northwest Fire District
Administration Building
on Marana Main Street.

Course Details

Course Dates

2024 Course Dates

June 6 & 7
June 12 & 13
June 17 & 18
June 25 & 26
July 1 & 2
July 10 & 11
July 16 & 17
July 23 & 24

Times for both days is 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. All courses will be taught at the Northwest Fire District Administration Building on Marana Main Street.

course fee

The fee for this 2-day course is $45.00 per student. Payment is required to register.

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materials needed

Please have each student bring the following items:

  • Writing materials
  • A sack lunch
  • Something to drink

Dress code

  • No open-toed shoes
  • Students are expected to follow local school district dress code

If there is a question as to whether or not a student’s apparel is appropriate for class, instructors will decide.

Northwest Fire District Administration Building
13535 N Marana Main St.
Marana, AZ 85653

Notice to parents

Parents MUST sign in students upon arrival to class and sign out students upon departure from class.

 

 

Testimonials
Comments from former participants

I loved the teachers. They were very understanding and fun!

Sophia

Student

One new thing I learned is the difference between CPR for adults, children, and people drowning.

Grace

Student

I loved that it taught us so much more than just how to babysit.

Summer

2023 Student

Northwest Fire District Administration Building
13535 N Marana Main St.
Marana, AZ 85653