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Register for our Youth Programs such as our one-day Babysitter Training Course, Ready Set Solo!, and our Study Skills Workshop!

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Fall 2022 Youth Programs

Babysitter Training

(for students ages 11 and a half and up)

Friday, Nov. 25, 2022 (in PERSON)
Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022 (in PERSON)
Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023 (in PERSON)

Time: All sessions will be from 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Fee: $45.00 per student 

This 6.5 hour training is packed full of interesting, interactive activities to teach students how to care for babies and children safely and responsibly. Our skilled facilitators will teach your child the ins and outs of what it takes to become a responsible (and fun!) babysitter! Students who have taken our course feel more confident to stay home alone, especially when they have to take care of younger siblings or other family members.

Topics include: Accident Prevention, Fire Safety, Emergencies, Kids at Different Ages, and Employer/employee Responsibilities.

*PLEASE NOTE: In Manitoba, children must not be left home alone until the are 12 years of age.

Ready, Set, Solo!

(for students ages 11 and up, along with a parent or guardian) 

Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. (in PERSON)

Time: Please refer to the times listed beside each class

Fee: $45.00 per family

This parent & child program incorporates games, interactive activities, and more to keep it fun and engaging. Led by our skilled facilitators, together, you and your child are guided in creating a plan for your child to stay at home alone safely and confidently. Discuss concerns related to your family, create guidelines, and increase communication between you and your child.

Topics include: Safety at Home, Family Rules, Basic First Aid, Emergencies, Strangers, Safety in the Community, and Online Safety.

*PLEASE NOTE: In Manitoba, children must not be left home alone until the are 12 years of age.

Study Skills Workshop

(for students from Grade 6 to Grade 8)

Date: New dates coming in 2023

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (in PERSON)

Fee: $30.00

Students learn the three key things for good study habits, responsibility, time management, and communication. Students identify their preferred learning style (visual, auditory, tactile) and learn about strategies for each style. Tips on different types of tests. There will be discussions, activities, and tips for students around test/school/project anxiety. Parent tip sheets to support your student.

*Not for students that require support in a learning environment.

Please Note:
All in person programs will be held at South Winnipeg Family Information Centre - 800 Point Rd, unless specified otherwise.

All online programs will be held on ZOOM, unless specified otherwise. A ZOOM account is not needed to participate. The facilitator will send you a ZOOM link via email, a couple of days prior to the course start date.