safe Sitter

For children in grades six through eight.

If your child is ready to enter the world of babysitting, make sure he or she is fully prepared by attending our Safe Sitter class. Our comprehensive one-day course will help young people be safer, more confident caregivers and give them the resources they need to succeed whether they are babysitting other children, their siblings or are home alone.

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New babysitters will learn about injury management, childcare essentials, injury prevention, behavior management, the business of babysitting and how to care for a choking child or infant. Course materials are designed to be age/grade appropriate.

Safe Sitter Class Details

2022 Dates
Saturday, May 7
Saturday, July 23

8 am - 2:30 pm


Registration Deadline
April 25 for May 7 class
July 11 for July 23 class

Bothwell Education Center
601 E. 14th St.
Sedalia, MO 65301

Parents and their children must read and complete the Safe Sitter Registration Form and Safe Sitter Student Contract in order to enroll in the course. Submit the completed registration form, Safe Sitter Student Contract and $35 fee to the Bothwell Education Center.

Class sizes are limited and fill quickly, so early registration is recommended. Check-in begins at 7:30 am on the day of the course, which starts promptly at 8 am. Adults are invited to a short program at 2:30 pm.

To register or for more information, contact 660.827.9516 or email