Boater Education Classroom Course - 03/23/2019 - (491732)

Class #491732

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Mar 23
08:30 am - 05:00 pm
Casa Mare
Girl Scout Camp Casa Mare
Seabrook, TX
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Instructor: Robert Rice

About the Course

Anyone born on or after September 1, 1993 who wishes to operate certain vessels on the public waterways of Texas. See Water Safety Act for details. Boating courses are taught by US Coast Guard Auxiliary, US Power Squadron and trained volunteer instructors, as well as teachers, and game wardens. With more and more people enjoying the lakes and rivers every year, it's important, for everyone, that boaters educate themselves on boating skills and seamanship. All classes are a minimum of six hours. More questions? Check our FAQ page.

Texas Safe Boating Course

Live Instructor - Just for Mariners

This Safe Boating course offered by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. This class meets the safe boating class required under Texas law for all boaters born on or after 9/1/1993. The class is suitable for all Texas boaters, whether your preferred boat has an outboard motor, an inboard motor, or sails.

This class-room course will give you the knowledge needed to obtain a boat license or safety certification in many states. Some boat insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete About Boating Safely.  For youth and adults involved in Girl Scout Mariner sailing, this class is required for adult motorboat operators, and required for Mariners taking Sloop skipper, Sloop captain or big boat ratings.


  • Introduction to Boating.
  • Boating Law
  • Boat Safety Equipment
  • Safe Boating
  • Navigation
  • Boating Problems
  • Trailering, Storing and Protecting Your Boat

DATE: Saturday March 23, 2019  (Mariner Work Day at camp)

TIME: The class begins at 8:30am and runs to approximately 4:30 or 5:00pm. Course books, test materials, and lunch will be provided.

COST: Mariners - Course fee is $25. Adults – Course fee is $35. The course fee includes books, test materials, lunch and the state of Texas certification fee.

After registering email Robert Rice for credit card payment instructions.

LOCATION: Camp Casa Mare

REGISTRATION:  There are two parts to signing up.

complete student registration here on the Parks & Wildlife education system.

send an email to: for credit card payment instructions. You must do both to be properly registered.

Each person signed up must use their own email address. This is necessary, in order to be able to retrieve their certification card from the Texas system after the class.