Bothwell to offer Safe Sitter class Aug. 3

Bothwell Regional Health Center will offer a childcare education course for pre-teens on Saturday, Aug. 3.

Bothwell’s Safe Sitter class is for students in grades 6 through 8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings or babysitting. Students will learn indoor, outdoor, online and personal safety skills; child development and childcare routines, including diapering practice; behavior management and injury prevention and management; choking rescue practices and CPR; as well as the business of babysitting.

The course is from 8 am to 2:30 pm and meets in the Bothwell Education Center at 600 E. 14th Street, and cost is $35. Due to space limitations, the deadline to register and pay is July 24. Payment is required to hold a student’s place in the class.

For more information or to register, contact the Bothwell Education Center at or call 660.827.9516.