Babysitting for Fun or Profit
Whether you take care of siblings while your parent is at work or you earn cash for taking care of the kids next door, the 4-H babysitting project teaches valuable life skills. Learn to be a capable, caring, and responsible babysitter today; prepare for a happy, healthy family of your own in your future.
To see if there is 4-H Babysitting Club near you, contact your county's Extension agent for 4-H youth development.
Resources for Youth
- Kentucky 4-H Babysitting Basics 4 Fun and 4 Profit: For teens in grades 6-12. Source: Kentucky Cooperative Extension.
Related 4-H Events & Activities
Communication Competition: Are you interested in giving a speech related to caring for children? Would you like to demonstrate some of the skills you learned in the babysitting project? Most county 4-H programs host a competitive event related to communications.
To learn what's happening in 4-H in your county, contact your county's Extension agent for 4-H youth development.
Resources for 4-H Volunteers
- Kentucky 4-H Babysitting Basics 4 Fun and 4 Profit Leader's Guide: For volunteers working with a group of youth in grades 6-12. Source: Kentucky Cooperative Extension;
- Keys to Great Parenting Series--Source: Kentucky Cooperative Extension
State Contact: Martha J. Welch, Extension Specialist for 4-H Youth Development, Office: 208 Scovell Hall, University of Kentucky; Mailing address: 212 Scovell Hall, Lexington, KY 40546; Phone: 859-218-0990; Fax: 859-257-7180; Email: email@example.com.