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Babysitting Short Course

The Ripley County University of Missouri Extension Center and the Ripley County Health Department will offer a Babysitting Basics Short Course on Thursday, July 31.  It will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ripley County Health Department in Doniphan.  Cost will be $6.00.  Students should bring a sack lunch.

Enrollment is open to girls and boys who are at least 10 years old. A maximum of 30 students will be accepted.  Minimum enrollment is 10.

Topics to be covered will include: Accident Prevention, Emergencies, Nutrition, Advertising for Work, Understanding the Ages and Stages of Children, Techniques of Diapering, Playtime, and Caring for Babies and Toddlers. If possible, please bring a doll or teddy bear to the class.

  Deadline to register is Friday, July 25.   To enroll and for more information, contact the Ripley County University of Missouri Extension Center at 996-2921 or the Ripley County Health Center at 996-2181. Registration Form (PDF)


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