06.07.2021 Back to News

Babysitting Basics Class Registration Underway; New Classes Added

Registration is now open for Babysitting Basics, a program presented by the Methodist Women's Hospital childbirth education team.

Babysitting Basics class is for youths 11 and older who are preparing to begin a babysitting career.

This four-hour training will offer the necessary safety knowledge and skills for youth babysitters
to responsibly care for infants and children. Included in the class:

  • Basic child care will be demonstrated and practiced, including handwashing, feeding, diapering and calming techniques.  

  • Family and Friends CPR (non-certificate), which offers lifesaving skills and education in a group environment. 

  • Participants will also learn babysitting etiquette and fun activities to keep children engaged and entertained.

Space is limited. Classes fill quickly. 

Class Dates, Location and Cost


  • Friday, June 25, 8 a.m. to noon
  • Thursday, July 8, 8 a.m. to noon
  • Thursday, July 8, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Monday, July 26, 8 a.m. to noon
  • Monday, July 26, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Women’s Medical Office Building, 717 N. 190th Plaza, 2nd floor conference area

More Information

  • Open to: Students age 11 and older
  • Class size: Limited to eight students 
  • Cost of class to participant: $55


Online Registration 

Click here to find and register for a Babysitting Basics class, or go to the Methodist Health System online event calendar at bestcare.org/events/calendar and enter "babysitting" in the keyword search.


For more information, contact Childbirth Education at (402) 815-1136 or childbirthed@nmhs.org.