Penn State offers babysitting program

June 17th, 2015 1:54 pm

First Posted: 7/25/2007

Youth ages 11 to 15 can attend a Babysitting Beginnings program offered by Penn State Cooperative Extension of Lackawanna County. Through Babysitting Beginnings, a 4-H program, adolescents will learn how to solve problems, keep children safe and happy, as well as how to talk to parents, and become skilled in first aid. This program will be held on August 9 and 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Penn State Cooperative Extension Office located in the basement of the County Administration Building, 200 Adams Ave. The cost of is $20 per person for non 4-H members and $10 for current 4-H members. This is a 4-H program and the registration fee does include 4-H enrollment fees. Refreshments and some supplies will be provided. Space is limited, so registration will be taken on a first call-first pay basis. To register, call Penn State Cooperative Extension at 963-6842 by August 1.