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Babysitter Certification

Many older children are interested in providing babysitting services to younger children and babies, but parents want to be sure they have the knowledge to do so safely. In this program, participants will learn to confidently care for younger children.

Key Program Information
Delivery Format Face-to-Face

Do you have what it takes to start babysitting?

Is your son or daughter interested in earning their American Red Cross Babysitter Certificate? In this one-day program, participants will learn key components to becoming a certified babysitter! Topics to be covered include feeding, diapering, and learning about discipline issues. This program will help babysitters identify common safety hazards and how to care for common injuries and emergencies such as choking, cuts, and burns. 

Learn the skills and tools to be a confident and capable babysitter! Students must be at least 11 years old to receive the Red Cross Babysitter Certificate.

older teen coloring with three young children

Who Should Attend

Youth ages 11 and older


Bambi Forcey is a Red Cross Instructor in Health & Safety Services courses including Lifeguarding, Water Safety, CPR/AED & First Aid, Wilderness First Aid, Emergency Medical Response, Babysitting & Instructors in all levels. She has been teaching & training Instructors in the Northern Wisconsin area for 40 years.

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