Boater Info

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Classes offer students the chance to interact with an experienced boater and learn in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. It's also a great way to learn specific local information and network with other boaters. 
  
Upon successfully passing (70% or better), boaters are issued a certificate of completion and a Boater Education Card application. The student is responsible for mailing in their application materials to the Marine Board.  Classroom courses vary in length and cost, depending on the course provider. 

 
Other course options include internet courses and equivalency exams.
 

Oregon Boater Education Classroom Courses

​​County Course Type Date Location Cost Pre-Registration
Baker

Benton
Clackamas

 

 

Clatsop BOC TBA
Englund Marine
2nd Floor Conf Room
95 Hamburg Ave
Astoria OR
$10

For more information or to register, contact: 

Dave Phillips (503) 440-9130.

Time: 8am-4pm
Class registration starts at 7:30am

Columbia


 


 


Coos BOC
March 24, 2018
US Coast Guard Station  
Charleston Marina
Charleston OR
$15 Preregistration is required.  Taught by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. To register or for more information, contact:

George Tinker (541) 267-6152

Time: 8am-5:15pm
ABC

TBA

Power Squadron Bldg 
90346 Guano Rock Ln 
Charleston OR   
$45
For more information or to register, contact:

 
(541) 888-6178
(541) 260-6610
(541) 756-4408
 
The cost for the class includes the Student Manual, 6 month FREE Trial membership in both the United States Power Squadrons and the Coos Bay Power Squadron.

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Crook BOC TBA Crook Co Fire and Rescue 
500 NW Belknap St
Prineville OR
FREE    For more information or to register, contact:

Crook Co Sheriff's Office
Marine Patrol (
541) 447-6398
Curry ABS TBA Curry Comm College
96082 Lone Ranch Pkwy 
Brookings
$25 USCG Auxilary Flotilla 56

For more information or to register, contact:

Noel Stout at (541) 469-9757

Deschutes BOC TBA Deschutes Co Sheriffs Office 
63333 W Hwy 20
Bend, OR 97701 
FREE For more information or to register, contact:

Deschutes Co Sheriff's Office
Marine Patrol (541) 388-6501.
Douglas BOC TBA
Umpqua Comm  College 
Workforce Training Center 1 
2555 NE Diamond Lake Blvd 
Roseburg OR
$20 For information and to request a book, contact:

Judy Ode (541) 440-7691

BOC

March 24, 2018

US Coast Guard Station  
Charleston Marina
Charleston OR
$15 Preregistration is required.  Taught by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. To register or for more information, contact:

George Tinker (541) 267-6152

Time: 8am-5:15pm
Gilliam



 
Grant
Harney
Hood River
The Dalles Marina Yacht Club
N. Boat Basin Rd.
 
The Dalles, OR 97058
$20/ adults
$15/ages 
12-15
For more information or to register, contact: 

Mike Knopf 
(541) 296-4226
                   (541) 300-0306 
mknopf@gorge.net
Jackson  BOC November 18, 2017 Sportsman's Warehouse
1710 Delta Waters Rd
Medford OR 
$35/
includes lunch

For more information or to register, contact:

Tiney Singler (541) 301-8007 

Price for each add'l family member is $15.

Time: 9:30 am- 4:30 pm

Jefferson
Josephine BOC TBA Rogue Comm College
Room T-2 
3345 Redwood Hwy
Grants Pass OR
$35/ 
includes lunch

For more information or to register, contact:

Tiney Singler (541) 301-8007

Price for each add'l family member is $15.

Time 9:30 - 4:30 pm

Klamath BOC

TBA

Klamath Comm College
7390 South 6th St
Klamath Falls OR
 
FREE Contact Klamath Community
College at 541-880-2253 to register and to confirm time and room number.  Pre-course materials can be obtained at the front office of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office Mon-Fri  9am-12pm and 1-5 pm. Start time for the class is 9am.
Lake BOC TBA Lake County Search & Rescue
95554 Hwy 140
Lakeview OR
$10
For info, contact:
 
Dep. Daniel Tague (541) 947-6027 x1204 
 
Time: 5:30pm-9:30pm 
Lane BOC December 9, 2017
Florence Fire Station
2625 Hwy 101
Florence OR
$15

Space is limited so pre-registration is required. Contact:  

Rick Parsons (541) 463-1797

Time: 8:30am-4:30 pm

​BOC ​January 20, 2018

​Lane County Fire Station
88050 Territorial Hwy
Veneta OR

​$15 ​Space is limited so pre-registration is required. Contact:  
Rick Parsons (541) 463-1797

Time: 8:30am-4:30 pm
USPS TBA
LCC Cottage Grove Campus
1275 S River Rd
Cottage Grove OR  

$40 For more information or to register, contact: 

Carla Montchalin (541)836-7048
andre.carla@hotmail.com
Lincoln BOC TBA

Center for Health Education
740 SW 9th St
Newport OR

$15.00 Includes materials and lunch

For more information or to register, contact:

Bev Divis (541) 867-6788 
bjdivis@gmail.com

Time: 8am-5pm

BOC TBA Depoe Bay Community Ctr
220 SE Bay St 
Depoe Bay OR
$15.00
Includes Lunch 
For info, contact:

Cheryl Lundine (503) 551-5336
Linn
Malheur
Marion BOC TBA

Marion Co Fire District #1
300 Cordon Rd NE
Salem OR

$10
For more information or to register, contact:

Jim Trett (
503) 559-0358  
or            (503) 393-1380
 
Time: 8:30 - 5:00
USCG
TBA

Elks Lodge BPOE
2336 Turner Road SE
Salem OR

$15.00 Includes materials and lunch

For more information or to register, contact:

Cheryl Lundine
cheryl.lundine@cgauxnet.us

Morrow
Multnomah BOC TBA
Fisherman's Marine & Outdoor- Delta Park 
1120 N Hayden Meadows Dr
Portland OR
$10 Pre-registration required.  Contact

Leroy Bentley (503) 502-1051 
bentley16@frontier.com 
 
For those interested in an Equivalency Exam, it will be available at 4:30 pm after each regularly scheduled class. Pre-registration is required.  The fee is $5.

Time: 9:15 am - 4:30 pm
Polk
Sherman
 
 
Tillamook
Umatilla
Union
Wallowa
Wasco BOC TBA
The Dalles Marina Yacht Club
N Boat Basin Rd
The Dalles OR 
$20/adults,
$15/ages
      12-15 

For more info, contact:

Mike Knopf (541) 296-4226   
                   (541) 300-0306
mknopf@gorge.net

Washington USPS

TBD (8 week course) Beaverton (TBD) $54 (members)
$152.20
(non-members)

Pre-registration required. For more information or to register, contact:

Rick Rafferty (503) 640-6792
mrrick45@aol.com

Fee includes Student Manual, 1-Minute Quick Reference Guide, & Knot & Line Board

Wheeler
Yamhill




                                                                                   Washington Courses
WA- Vancouver ABS

TBA

Clark County Public Works 
4700 NE 78th St
Building B-1
Vancouver WA 

$10

Taught in collaboration with Clark County Marine Patrol. Completion of course and exam qualifies boater for the OR or WA state Boater Education Card.

For more information or to register, 

Debbie Kienle (360) 574-5044
                       (360) 609-2630 
deborsh@comcast.net

Time: 8am - 5pm

WA-
Ilwaco
ABS TBA

Port of Ilwaco Conf Room
165 Howerton Ave
Ilwaco WA

(Street side upstairs to 2nd floor) 

$10 (includes book and all materials)

For more information or to register, contact:

Elena Righettini (775) 225-4033
mrighettini@yahoo.com

Time: 8am - 4pm (arrive at 7:45 to sign in)

 
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