Mercy Medical Center Sioux City
Mercy Schedules Popular Babysitting Training Class
Start Date
Mercy Medical Center, in partnership with the American Red Cross, will be offering Babysitting Boot Camp 101 on the following dates this summer: Friday, June 1; Thursday, June 21; Thursday, June 28; Tuesday, July 10; and Wednesday, August 8. The class runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and will be held in the Leiter Room on the Mercy campus.

The training is designed for children ages 11 – 15 and the $39 fee covers lunch, snacks, certificate and babysitter’s handbook. The participant must be a minimum of 11 years of age or turning 11 by October 2012 to receive a babysitting certificate.

Boys and girls who attend the class will deal with a wide range of babysitting topics including response to emergencies and illnesses, first aid, rescue breathing, safety, hygiene, feeding, diapering and a score of other sitting responsibilities.

To register your child for the babysitting training classes at Mercy, e-mail Karen O’Donnell at or call 712-279-2989 and provide the child’s name, date of birth, address and phone number.

For more information, contact:
Jim Wharton, VP of Marketing and Business Development (712) 279-2732
Dianne Krier, Mercy Marketing and Communications Coordinator (712) 279-5682