Girl Scouts offering baby-sitting program

MEXICO — Girl Scouts of Maine will offer a “Baby-sitting 101” program for girls in grades four and up in the Rumford/Mexico area.The class will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Mexico Congregational Church.The program will include getting a babysitting business started, playtime ideas for children of all ages, understanding the likes and dislikes of children, troubleshooting and solutions to the most common problems a babysitter faces and Babysitting 101 certification and badge.The cost of $15 includes a $10 Girl Scout membership fee. Assistance is available for the fee. Registered Girl Scouts who sign up and bring a non-Girl Scout friend to the event may participate for $5.Space is limited and preregistration along with payment is necessary by Friday, July 31.To register or for more information, contact Jeanie Duguay at 364-3639, 1-888-922-4763, ext. 237, or [email protected]

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