• Man driving a boat at sea

    We can help you obtain your Captain’s License with our marine courses.

Get your Captain’s license or have fun in the water

Imagine the wind blowing through your hair as you captain your own boat. Or maybe you've always wanted to learn to swing a golf club or a racquet. We offer a wide range of outdoor activity options. With classes around the beltway, there is one located conveniently near you.

Enjoy the outdoors with classes in biking, boating, golf, hiking, tennis and racquetball. Earn certifications in basic boating or U.S. Coast Guard Captain’s Licensing course (Master 100 Tons).

Boating & water activities course offerings

Basic boating certification

Meet the certification requirements of the MD Department of Natural Resources Police with classroom instruction in basic boating.

Learn more about basic boating »


Get the most out of your fishing experience with techniques, tricks and strategies the experts use to locate and catch striped bass (rockfish) and other saltwater species.

Outdoor activities

Find the best ways to enjoy the beautiful nature of our area. Get fit while enjoying it with courses that show you the best way to hike or bike our many Maryland trails. If you are more of a sports enthusiast, you can get the most out of your love for golf, tennis, racquetball, running, football and fencing.

U.S. Coast Guard Captain's licensing course

Prepare for the U.S. Coast Guard Captain’s License (Master’s level). This comprehensive course covers all aspects of the commercial operation of Coast Guard inspected passenger carrying vessels. Testing is done at CCBC.

Learn more about the Captain's license »

SCUBA diving

This certification prep course teaches the physics, physiology and procedures associated with modern-day diving using classroom lecture and pool exercises.