Boater Education classes

Need Your Boaters Card?  The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office Marine Division, will begin hosting an Adventures in Boating certification course. Classes are open to any individual who needs to obtain a Washington State Boaters Education Card. The class will run from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM each night at the Cowlitz County Rizad Building, 1800 Western Lane in Kelso. You must attend both to obtain your boaters card.  Cost for the class is FREE.

To Register: Contact Deputy J. Taylor via email by May 2nd. This two day class will certify you to operate a vessel in the state of Washington. Registrations fill up fast.

Upcoming Classes:

There are no classes scheduled at this time.

Reminder:  All vessel operators born after Jan. 1, 1955 must have a Washington Boaters Education Card to operate a vessel in Washington State. For additional information and resources, check out