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 9am-4:00pm at the Cowlitz County Search and Rescue Building at 1800 Western Lane in Kelso.  Cost for the class is FREE.

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

Upcoming Classes:

July 16, 2022

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