Classes and Community

Our commitment to the well-being of children goes beyond our walls. We connect with kids, their families and their communities by advocating for child health, offering classes on topics such as puberty and babysitting, and providing free or low-cost safety and injury-prevention gear.

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Better Babysitters
Young babysitters learn about child care, safety and handling emergencies, and get a few tips about business and money!
Classes in Bellevue, Everett, and Seattle
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Our Community

For more than 100 years, we’ve been dedicated to improving the health and safety of our region's children through advocacy. Read more about our advocacy efforts.

Seattle Children's community programs:

Featured Classes

  • Autism 200 Series

    A series of 90-minute classes for parents and caregivers of children with autism who wish to better understand this disorder. The lectures cover a variety of topics such as communication skills, behavioral skills, social skills, medication and legal aspects.

  • Better Babysitters

    Youths 11 to 14 years of age learn responsible babysitting by studying basic child development, infant and child care, safety, how to handle emergencies, age-appropriate toys, business hints and what parents expect.

  • Buckle Up Your Bundles of Love: Infant Car Seat Class for Parents

    Intended for new and expectant parents and others who transport infants. Learn how to select the best and safest car seat for your vehicle, how to properly install it and how to secure your baby in the car seat.

  • CPR and First Aid for Babysitters

    Youths 11 to 15 learn CPR and first aid skills for infants and children. Upon completion, students receive an American Heart Association certificate that is valid for 2 years.

On the Move

  • Science Adventure Lab

    This state-of-the-art mobile laboratory teaches the vital link between science and health, and inspires tomorrow’s scientists and healthcare professionals.