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

2024 Dates
April 20
May 18
Aug. 3

8 am - 2:30 pm


Registration Deadline
April 10 for the April 20 class
May 8 for May 18 class
July 24 for Aug. 3 class

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

Class sizes are limited and fill quickly, so early registration is recommended. Course payment is due at least 10 days before the class date and required to hold your child’s place in the class.

Once payment is received, parents and children will be required to read and complete the Safe Sitter Registration Form and Safe Sitter Student Contract to complete enrollment.

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