Today’s babysitters need to know more than just the basics about keeping kids safe. Fortunately, Schneck Foundation is offering Safe Sitter at no cost to participants.

Safe Sitter provides young adults an up-to-date and well-rounded youth development program with a medical basis taught by specially trained team members from Schneck Medical Center.  

For boys and girls entering grades 6 through 8, this one-day class teaches babysitters the life and safety skills they need, and equips them with the tools to handle emergencies when caring for younger children. 

Safe Sitter is being offered on June 25, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Awareness Washington County, 198 Joseph Street, Salem. 

For more information, call 812-523-4773 or 812-524-4244. Registration is available online at Please register early, as each class is limited to 12 students.