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Name of CourseDateSponsoring OrganizationLocationAddressContactFeePre-Reg RequiredAdditional Info
Basic Boating
4/27/2019
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

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  Pike County
Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center
126 Lamberton Lane
Hawley, PA 18428
Michelle Chorba
michelle.chorba@brookfieldrenewable.com
570-226-1370
$0.00yesPlease bring a packed lunch. No vending machines on site, but coffee and water will be provided. No need to bring in money. Mail in certificate with $10 to PFBC after class.
US Power Squadron
Ten Mile
4/27/2019
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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Ten Mile Power Squadron Greene County
Greene Cove Yacht Club
Rt 88
Millsboro, PA 15348
Lynn Brockman
lynnabrockman@gmail.com
412-720-2821
$20.00yes 
USCG Auxiliary
4/27/2019
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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USCG-AUX Luzerne County
Harveys Lake American Legion
Lakeside Drive
Harveys Lake, PA 18618
James Johnson
jsj248@yahoo.com
570-639-2898
$25.00yes 
Basic Boating
4/27/2019
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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  Schuylkill County
Tuscarora State Park Office
687 Tuscarora park Rd
Barnesville, PA 18214
Tuscarora State Park
ridaniels@pa.gov
570-467-2404
 yesPlease register with the Tuscarora Office at (570) 467-2404 or email ridaniels@pa.gov.
Basic Boating
4/28/2019
10:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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  Carbon County
Beltzville State Park - EIC
2950 Pohopoco Drive
Lehighton, PA 18235
Beltzville State Park
beltzvillesp@pa.gov
610-377-0045
 yesThe course will be held at the Environmental Interpretive Center. There is no charge but all participants must pre-register by contacting the Beltzville State Park Office at 610-377-0045. Participants should bring their own snacks, bagged lunch and drinks.
US Power Squadron
ABC3
5/1/2019
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
(Date 1 of 4)
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Pittsburgh Power Squadron Allegheny County
Oakmont Yacht Club
11 Washington Ave
Oakmont, PA 15139
Jane Brandenstein
jane.brandenstein1@verizon.net
724-728-2284
$35.00noPassing this course enables the student to apply for the Pennsylvania Boaters Safety Card. Course is 8 hours, 4 evenings for 2 hours each
Basic Boating
5/4/2019
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM

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DCNR Warren County
Chapman State Park
4790 Chapman Dam Rd
Clarendon, PA 16313
WCO Underdonk
junderdonk@pa.gov
814-558-6589
$0.00yes 
USCG Auxiliary
About Boating Safely
5/4/2019
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 20-3 Northumberland County
Fantasy Island Campground
401 Park Drive
Sunbury, PA 17801
Eric Mitcheltree
emitcheltree45@gmail.com
570-204-2033
$20.00yes$10 for book and $10 for instruction. Families may share a book.
Basic Boating
5/5/2019
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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Sportsman's Club of Forest County Forest County
Sportsman's Club of Forest County Club House
Rt 66
Marienville, PA 16239
Jacqui Blose
jacqpony461@gmail.com
$0.00yes 
US Power Squadron
ABC3
5/7/2019
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
(Date 1 of 4)
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Pittsburgh Power Squadron Allegheny County
Fox Chapel Yacht Club
1366 Freeport Road
Fox Chapel, PA 15238
Jane Brandenstein
jane.brandenstein1@verizon.net
724-728-2284
$35.00noPassing this class enables the student to apply for the Pennsylvania Safe Boating Card. Course is 8 hours, 2 hours per session for 4 sessions
USCG Auxiliary
ABS
5/8/2019
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
(Weekly 1 of 4)
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U.S CG Auxiliary Philadelphia County
Wissinoming Yacht Club
5200 Devereaux St
Philadelphia, PA 19135
Frank Michel
fpmichel@comcast.net
908-328-1091
$65.00yesAlso qualify for PA and NJ boating certificate. Test on week 5
Basic Boating
5/11/2019
08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
(Date 1 of 2)
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USCG-AUX Delaware County
Riddle Hospital Health Center 4
1118 West Baltiimore Pike
Media, PA 19063
Jim Lafferty
MALAFFERTY@verizon.net
610-948-9610
$25.00yesSuccessful completion of this 8 hour course satisfies the "PA" requirements to request a Safe Boating Certificate at an additional $10.00 payable upon its request. Teachers are train by the USCG-AUX.
Basic Boating
5/11/2019
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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PFBC Northampton County
Jacobsburg EE Center
400 Belfast Road
Nazareth, PA 18064
Andy Desko
adesko@pa.gov
215-968-3631
$0.00yesIf the link to website for more information does not work for registration, please go to the PA DCNR's website and look for the Events icon to go to calendar and find the Basic Boating Course at Jacobsburg EE Center to register. https://events.dcnr.pa.gov/event/basic_boating_course_1263#.XJqDfxYpCEc
Basic Boating
5/18/2019
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM

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PFBC Crawford County
Conneaut Lake Sporrtsmens Association
11861 Sportsman Rd.
Conneaut Lake, PA 16316
Chad Doyle
chadoyle@pa.gov
814-337-0444
$0.00yesPlease register with Chad Doyle using email @ chadoyle@pa.gov. Please provide your name, telephone number, and the amount of people in your group when registering. Space is limited so sign up now.
Basic Boating
5/18/2019
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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Beaver Valley River Response / CCBC Beaver County
CCBC
1 Campus Drive
Monaca, PA 15061
James DeGori
jdegori@beaverpolice.us
724-773-6709
$10.00yesPennsylvania Boaters Safety Course is scheduled for May 18th (Saturday) 2019 from 9am -5pm (CCBC)located at 1 Campus Drive Monaca, Pa 15061 (ROOM 6115) (PRE-REGISTRATION) is required through CCBC by calling 724-480-3575 ($10 fee is required at registration). This years class is being held in classroom 6115 please refer to CCBC Campus Map for parking and room locations / CCBC Course code FITS01501. You are welcome to pack a lunch for this class.
Basic Boating
5/18/2019
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

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  Pike County
Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center
126 Lamberton Lane
Hawley, PA 18428
Michelle Chorba
michelle.chorba@brookfieldrenewable.com
570-226-1370
$0.00yesPlease bring a packed lunch. There are no vending machines, but coffee and water will be provided. No need to bring in money. Mail in certificate with $10 to PFBC after class.
Basic Boating
6/8/2019
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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Lake Harmony Association Carbon County
Kidder Township Building
10 Lake Drive
Lake Harmony, PA 18624
Chris Murphy
info@lakeharmonyassociation.com
310-739-4898
 yesCourse is Free.
Basic Boating
6/8/2019
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM

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DCNR Warren County
Chapman State Park
4790 Chapman Dam Rd
Clarendon, PA 16313
WCO Underdonk
junderdonk@pa.gov
814-558-6589
$0.00yes 
Basic Boating
6/9/2019
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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PFBC/Montour Preserve Montour County
Mountour Preserve
700 Preserve Road
Danville, PA 17821
WCO Jacob Bennett
rstoudt@montourrec.com
570-336-2060
 yes 
Basic Boating
6/9/2019
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM

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Lake Winola Cottages Association Wyoming County
Lake Winola Cottages Association Building
931 Lake Road
Lake Winola , PA 18625
Ellen Wengen
ewengen@aol.com
570-840-6539
 yesN/A
Basic Boating
9/14/2019
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM

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  Luzerne County
Nescopeck State Park
1137 Honey Hole Rd
Drums, PA 18222
Aaron Lupacchini
alupacchin@pa.gov
570-406-4041
 yes 
Basic Boating
2/23/2020
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM

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  Dauphin County
PFBC Headquarters; Susquehanna Room
1601 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Dee Fisher
deafisher@pa.gov
717-705-7919
 yesPlease email deafisher@pa.gov to pre-register. While the course is free, it is the student's responsibility to obtain his/her BSE card (cost is $10.00) after successfully passing the course.This course will be taught by local WCO's.