July 10 - 13, 2017
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In Junior Lifeguarding Camp learn basic water rescues, valuable CPR and First Aid skills, and much more about the many roles of the Professional LIfeguard. Minimum requirements: Age" 12 - 14. Swim 50 yards continuously using free style and breaststroke. Tread water for a minimum of 1 minute. Retrieve a 10 pound block from the bottom of pool. Minimum of 5 and maximum of 10 participants.
Babysitting & Child Care Training
August 7-10, 2017
8:00 a.m. to noon
Ages: 12 - 14 years old
The American Red Cross is the nation's leader in babysitting classes and child care training - and will prepare youth to be the best sitter in their neighborhood. In fact, 8 in 10 surveyed parents said they would pay more for a trained babysitter who holds Red Cross babysitter certifications. Start your babysitting business on the right foot and learn how to be a safe, professional and reliable sitter.
Designed for new babysitters this Red Cross childcare training course will allow youth to gain the skills necessary to care for kids of all ages. It will help participants develop leadership skills, build their business, help keep themselves and others safe, learn basic child care and basic first aid. The course will be taught according to skill level.
NOTE: Babysitting and Junior Lifeguard can be combined for a total cost of $100. Participants will stay at R. W. Huntington Municipal Pool each day until 5:00 p.m. Morning/afternoon snacks and lunch will be provided for participants enrolled in both classes.