Safe Sitter Essentials

 

Safe Sitter® Essentials is a 1-day class designed to prepare students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. The Instructor-led class is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises. Students even get to use manikins to practice rescue skills like choking rescue!

 

SKILLS 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 diapering practice.

First Aid & Rescue Skills: Learning skills such as choking rescue. 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.

 

CLASS DATES

March 23, 2019

May 18, 2019

September 14, 2019

November 16, 2019

January 11, 2020

March 7, 2020

*All classes are 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

 

The class fee is $45. We are currently accepting cash or check. Please make checks out to “Ela Township”.

All classes will take place at the Ela Township Community Center located at 380 Surryse Road, Lake Zurich. Students must bring a sack lunch and, if possible, a baby-sized doll for diapering practice.

In order to reserve a spot for your child, we kindly ask that you complete and return the Safe Sitter® Essentials Registration Form and Student Contract. Once we receive completed documents and payment, your child’s spot will be reserved and you will receive a registration confirmation email within 48 hours. Click the following links to open the forms.

For more information, call 847-438-9160 or email youth@elatownship.org.

 

Safe Sitter Essentials Registration Form

Safe Sitter Essentials Student Contract