A program for grades 6 and up

Your child will learn …

Safety Skills: Students learn how to prevent unsafe situations and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies.

Child Care Skills: Students learn tips to manage behavior that will help them stay in control of themselves and the children in their care. Students also learn the ages and stages of child development, as well as practice diapering.

First Aid & Rescue Skills: Learning skills such as choking rescue is often students’ favorite part of the class. Students also learn a system to help them assess and respond to injuries and illnesses.

Life & Business Skills: The ability to screen jobs, discuss fees, and greet employers will set students up for success now and in the future. Students practice these skills through various role-play.

Safe Sitter courses are offered twice yearly, usually in January and late August. The cost of the program is $30 which includes the Safe Sitter® Manual. Please call the Library to inquire at 860.927.3761, email at kmljuniorroom@biblio.org, or stop in.

Our next Safe Sitter class will be held in August or September of 2024. Please email us for more information.