Our babysitting program is geared towards young adults and teenagers (11-18 years old). It gives you everything you need to know for a safe and successful babysitting career. We go over how to start your babysitting business, age-appropriate games, and activities. Our program covers how to appropriately feed and change a baby, including preparing breast milk!
We will go over how to deal with customers, and what to do when you are uncomfortable or in over your head. As well as basic first aid care.
Program takes one 6-hour day
Students may bring a bagged lunch with them.
This add-on adds a second day to the class where students will learn basic CPR skills for adults, children and, infants. This is a 4-hour class.
This course meets or exceeds the Scouts of America requirements. Our wilderness First Aid Training is through ASHI. This class is a full 16-20 hours. We offer this training with hands-on skill training, real-life scenarios as well as lectures, and discussions. We will cover risk management, scene safety, assessing a patient, as well as making the best choice for evacuation. This course will also go over many injuries and medical conditions including but not limited to wounds, infection, dislocations, breaks, diabetes, heat/cold-related illness, and bites/stings.
Our instructors spend a great deal of time making the training fun but realistic. If you have difficulty with blood, the outdoor, or animals/insects this course is not for you. We spend a great deal of time outside and expect our students to be prepared for the weather. We operate in Maine, which means the weather can change quickly; please be prepared for such occurrences.
This program is a full 16-20-hour course.
Camping fees may apply to some locations.
Please read the details of each individual class when signing up for WFA class.