Safe Sit­ter class Jan. 26

Kent County News - - SOCIAL SCENE -

CH­ESTER­TOWN — Safe Sit­ter class, taught by pe­di­atric nurses for youth ages 11 to 13, will be of­fered in Kent County from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Satur­day, Jan. 26 at UM Shore Med­i­cal Cen­ter at Ch­ester­town Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter.

Safe Sit­ter is a na­tional, non­profit that pro­vides pro­grams to teach youth life and safety skills for when they are home alone, watch­ing younger sib­lings or babysit­ting, a news re­lease states.

More than 175 lives have been saved by Safe Sit­ter grad­u­ates us­ing the skills learned through the train­ing, the re­lease states.

More in­for­ma­tion about the pro­gram may be found at safe­sit­ter.org.

The cost for this one-day class is $45; some schol­ar­ships are avail­able. Be­cause seat­ing is lim­ited, ad­vance regis­tra­tion is re­quired. For more in­for­ma­tion or to regis­ter, call Chrissy Nel­son, 410778-7668, ext. 2175.

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