Youth Leadership

Get involved in your community, make new friends and develop your potential as a participant of the YMCA Youth Leadership program. It is an exciting, engaging program for youth grades 5 through 12. By having access to the right kinds of opportunities, young people will find their voice and learn how important it is to be a part of building a healthier community. Learn, grow and connect through the Sault Ste. Marie YMCA’s Youth Leadership Programs.

Babysitting Course

Participants will learn the basics of how to care for, entertain, engage & safely care for young children. This class is designed for youth ages 11 -14 years to increase confidence while providing hands-on experience with the skills needed to be a babysitter including:

  • How to care for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and school-aged children
  • Age-appropriate activities and games
  • Strategies to create a safe and positive environment and prevent injuries
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills to handle emergencies
  • Basic First-Aid skills

This 11-hour course will run over two days.

Non-Member: $90.00

Member: $60.00

Stay tuned for our next course date! 

Home Alone Course

Stay tuned for the next upcoming Home Alone Courses.