AGH Offers Summer Babysitting Classes


Allegan General Hospital (AGH) is offering three sessions of its popular Babysitting Training Class this summer. This one day class is designed for 12- to 15- year olds and prepares students for babysitting. One session will be held on June 21 at Otsego Public Library and the other two sessions will be offered at AGH on July 24 and August 19. All classes are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“Our goal is to teach participants the skills they need to know to be a safe and responsible babysitter,” said Jennifer Hamman, AGH’s Babysitting Class Instructor.

Topics covered in class include: infant and child CPR; infant and child first aid; dealing with challenging situations; keeping the children you babysit safe; nutrition; the business of babysitting; and more. At the completion of the class, each student will receive a completion card.

The cost of this course is $30. Space is limited. Individuals can register for the session at the Otsego Public Library by calling the library directly at (269) 694-9690. Register online for the sessions at AGH at The 2019 babysitting training classes are funded in part through the generosity of the AGH Foundation.

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