For boys and girls going into 4th & 5th Grades
If you are trusted to watch young children, your most important job is to keep them safe. Keeping young children safe and happy requires lots of patience and good judgment. This workshop teaches some important child-care skills and reviews the responsibilities of babysitting so boys and girls can decide if they would like to take a more in depth classes in the future.
Safety is first: learn first aid tips, what to do if the child becomes ill, when to call the parents, and when to call 911. Discover practical life skills that will help you learn what are the different developmental stages for babies, toddlers, and young children and is needed to assure that during each stage of development you know to keep them safe and happy. Learn to take action to assure that young children in your care are safe.
This is an introduction to babysitting class and is designed for girls and boys who are interested in helping with siblings or being a “Mother’s Helper”.
$20 / person
**Workshop completes the requirements for the Girl Scout Junior Badge
GTW Workshop Information
We are on the northeast corner of Preston and McCallum, behind the Dominion Tower. The GTW Studio is located off of the central foyer.
If you are arriving after 6:00 pm during the week or on the weekends, the main doors into the building will be locked. Park on the east side of the building (or the back of the building) and enter the building by the door adjacent to the revolving door. Your instructor will meet you at this entrance or have this door open for you.
ARRIVING FOR YOUR WORKSHOP
The GTW Studio is located off of the central foyer of the building. It is not accessed through our clinic office. Your instructor will meet you in the GTW Studio. There is a quiet foyer adjacent to the Studio. Parents are welcome to wait there if they are not participating in the workshop.
WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU
Bring a water bottle – we do not have access to a drinking fountain. If you are participating in one of our self defense classes, wear comfortable clothing. For workshops over two hours, we recommend you bring a healthy snack.
GTW CANCELLATION POLICY
Cancellations seven days before the class will receive a full refund. Cancellations 48 hours to six days before the class will receive a 50% refund. Unfortunately we are unable to give refunds for classes cancelled within 48 hours.