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Babysitter Academy to be held in April

February 26, 2013

Michelle Holmgren, Public Affairs & Community Relations Specialist
(Office) 413-967-2296 (Cell) 413-237-6743


Ware, MA (February 26, 2013) - Baystate Mary Lane Hospital will sponsor a Babysitters Academy in during April school vacation to ready area youth for spring and summer babysitting responsibilities.
The one day program will be held on Friday, April 19, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. The class will be held in the Main Conference Room located on the second floor of the hospital.
The Babysitters Academy is a certified babysitter program for young adults ages 12-15. This class offers potential babysitters instruction in baby care, first aid, CPR, fire safety, home security, child behavior and accident prevention.

Participants are given a course booklet containing helpful tips and other information, and will receive a graduation certificate upon completion of the course.

The program is offered by the Parenting program at Baystate Medical Center. There is a $30 fee. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required, by calling Baystate Health Link at (413) 967-2488.