Camp Fire Central Oregon | Light the Fire Within

Babysitter Training

Whether you are gearing up to take care of siblings or thinking of making a little extra cash as a babysitter, you won't want to miss this educational and hands-on learning experience.

Youth in 5th-8th grades learn important babysitting skills to include; basic child care, first aid and safety measures, engaging games and activities to play with young children, as well as some food preparation skills. Participants learn job ethics and how to present themselves in a professional manner. Upon successful completion of the course, each participant heads home with:

  • Life-long skills
  • A babysitting resume
  • A certificate of completion
  • Opportunities for babysitting experience at Kids Night Out events

* This training does NOT include pediatric CPR training or certification which can be obtained through the American Red Cross and other providers.

Program Details:

Information on the Upcoming Season Coming Soon!

Dates and Times

All sessions are on Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Space is limited and many sell out quickly! If the program is sold out, please add yourself to the wait list.

More dates may be announced, so make sure you’re on our mailing list for registration reminders and new date announcements.

2023-24 school year dates:
  • March 16
  • April 6
  • May 4


In-home setting. To simulate a more realistic babysitting experience, this course takes place in the instructor’s home. Participants will have an opportunity to assess for real life home hazards while using critical thinking skills to improvise in an unfamiliar home setting.

The home is located in NW Bend. The exact address will be sent in your confirmation email.


$99. All reservations include a $10 non-refundable fee.


Don't wait to register when these sessions are announced. This is a very popular program and group size is kept small to ensure a great Adult:Youth ratio and create the best learning experience possible.

We strive to make all of our programs available to as many youth as possible, regardless of the ability to pay.

Learn about and apply for Financial Assistance.

Because we schedule staff, invest in supplies, and plan for expenses based upon the number of youth we are expecting, we must adhere to our cancellation policies.

Most of our fee-based programs require a $10-25 non-refundable fee at registration (unless specifically noted in the program description).

More about cancellation policies.

Don't wait to register! High-quality youth programs are in high demand and Camp Fire programs are kept small to ensure a great adult:youth ratio and create the best learning experience possible. That means space is limited and many sessions sell out quickly. If the program is sold out, please add yourself to the waitlist.

Read about our registration policies, including making payments, our cancellation policy, and our refund policy.


Our Promise

Young people want to shape the world.

Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are.

In Camp Fire, it begins now.

Light the fire within