MANCHESTER - The American Red Cross is offering a course that prepares youth ages 11-15 with training every parent wants in a babysitter, including basic child care, first aid, injury prevention and decision making.

All students will receive the Babysitter's Training Handbook, Babysitter's Training and Emergency Reference Guide, and Babysitter's Training CD-ROM. The course is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Kilburn Room at the Manchester Town Hall.

The cost of the course is $85 for participants ages 11-15. For more information and to register, contact the Manchester Parks and Rec Department at 362-1439 or email