In this class, students will learn about:
- Responsible babysitting
- Basic child development
- Infant and child care
- Safety and injury prevention
- How to handle emergencies
- Age-appropriate toys
- Business tips
- What parents expect
This class does not include CPR training, practice or certification. If you are looking for a CPR class for your child, please register them for CPR and First Aid for Babysitters.
This class is intended for teens and preteens, ages 11 to 14. If your child is over 14, you must have special permission to enroll in this class. Please refer to our FAQs for frequently asked questions. If you have any additional questions, please call Seattle Children's class registration line at 206-987-9878.
Classes are currently offered in Seattle, Bellevue and Everett. Bellevue classes are provided at and in partnership with Overlake Medical Center.
Classes fill up quickly and there is no waiting list.
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