American Red Cross Babysitting workshop (C) 3/2/24
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Date: Sat Mar 02, 9:00 AM CST - Sat Mar 02, 4:30 PM CST
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • Healthy Living,
  • Life Skills
  • Cadettes,
  • Volunteers

Earn your official babysitting certification from the American Red Cross and start your babysitting business! Eight in ten surveyed parents said they would pay more for a trained babysitter who holds Red Cross babysitting certification. Learn how to care for kids at different stages of child development and best practices for keeping them safe. Feel confident holding, feeding, and caring for infants and toddlers, working with children, and dealing with emergencies.
Two adult chaperones are required to register and attend this event in accordance with safety wise ratios. Adult chaperones cannot bring youth who are not registered for the event.

Meeting time includes two snack breaks and a lunch break. Bring a water bottle, snacks, and a sack lunch. Wear comfortable clothes you can move in.

Location: Kodosky Service Center, Austin

Special Instructions: This is a DROP OFF event. Please plan to drop off your registered Girl Scout with drop off forms submitted at check in.  Please fill out the Drop-Off & Release Form and bring it with you. This form can be found in the My Events section of your MyGS account by clicking on the event and scrolling to the Additional Documentation section.

We require at least two safety-wise adults in order for the event to happen. If you are able to volunteer, please register into one of the adult spots. If enough adults are not registered by the registration closed date, this event may need to be cancelled. GSCTX requires any adult participating with a troop or attending an event as a Girl Scout adult volunteer to have a current year Girl Scout membership and a current/eligible criminal background check (CBC). Adults chaperones may not bring youth who are not registered for the event.

Badge/Patch: Cadette Babysitter Badge will be given out at the event.

Contact for registration questions:

Several days prior to the event, you will receive a final confirmation email from our girl experience team with any additional information you need. If you do not receive this email, please contact Please also make sure to go to My Events in your MyGS account to see required waivers and forms for this event.