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Babysitting Clinic
Instructed by the Iowa State Extension Service and Outreach
Registration begins March 21, 2016 at 7pm ONLINE!
Date: Saturday, May, 2016

9am - 3pm


Boys and Girls Currently in 5th Grade or Above (2015-2016 School Year)


$30 per person*

Min. 6 / Max. 20 people

*Covers your Babysitting Clinic workbook, snacks, and childcare resources.

Location: Grimes Community Complex (410 SE Main Street)
Registration: Pre-registration required.  Call ISU Extension & Outreach- Polk County at 515-957-5778.  Your enrollment will be complete when payment is made by Thursday, April 8th.  Payment can be made over the phone via a debit or credit card OR payment can be mailed to: ISU Extensiono- Attn: Katie Martin- 1625 Adventureland Drive Suite A in Altoona, Ia 50009. Please make checks payable to ISU Extension.
Instructor: Katie Martin- ISU Extension Service Staff- Polk County
Contact: Brett Barber
Grimes Parks and Recreation Director
bbarber@ci.grimes.ia.us or 515-986-2143
Description: Designed for students in 5th Grade and above, Babysitting Clinic teaches you to become a first-class babysitter.  Babysitting is an important job.  This class teaches you:

1) Basic First Aid
2) Caring for Infants and Young Children
3) Safety and How to Handle Emergencies
4) Responsibilities of a Babysitter
5) What Parents Expect of You
6) Age- Appropriate Toys and Activities