The Elgin Parks & Recreation Department will be holding a Babysitting Skills Class for 10-13 year olds on Tuesdays Starting September 4 until October 9 (6 weeks). Classes will meet from 4:00 -5:00 p.m. and will be held at West Ridge Community Church located at 3300 Encounter Lane, Elgin. The class will cover age appropriate crafts and games to play, how to change diapers, delicious fun snacks, information you should obtain from parents before they leave, and home safety. Each child must bring a doll to class. Registration is done in advance through the Elgin Parks and Recreation Department located at 100 Symphony Way, Elgin. The resident fee is $50 per student/ $60 non-resident fee per student. For more information, contact Jane Gregory, Community Recreation Supervisor at 847/931-6625.