Needham Youth Services (formerly known as the Needham Youth Commission) offers a Baby Sitter Training Seminar for new baby sitters or for those with limited experience who desire a refresher class. The training is six hours and is offered as a three-day session. Students must be in the sixth grade and at least 11 years old to take the class.
The program begins approximately 15 - 30 minutes after school ends and each of the three sessions are two hours in length. The Baby Sitter Training Seminar is offered many times throughout the year. The seminar is also available for school and community groups by special arrangement. Read about how recent participants felt about their Babysitter Training Seminar program
A $45 fee is requested from participants to cover the cost of materials. This fee can be waived in the event of financial need. Learn more about the Fee Assistance Program
The class focuses on preparing youth to take on baby sitting responsibilities. Topics include: