On the Water Programs

On the Land Programs

Lecture Series

University faculty and staff provide presentations on a variety of topics of interest. Presentations are free for the community.

Please visit the lecture series webpage for schedule and more information.

Coast Guard Auxiliary Classes

Boating Skills and Seamanship

The U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary's Boating Skills and Seamanship (BS&S) course is a comprehensive course designed for both the experienced and the novice boater.  This course consists of 8 core required two-hour lessons plus five elective lessons, providing up-to-date knowledge for handling boats in all conditions.

Please visit the class contact page for more information.

Weekend Navigator

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Weekend Navigation Course is a comprehensive course designed for both experienced and novice powerboat and sailboat operators.  The course is divided into two major parts designed to educate the boating enthusiast in skills required for a safe voyage on a variety of waters and boating conditions.  This course can be taught as a whole or as separate modules.

Please visit the class contact page for more information.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at California State University Channel Islands brings the excitement and stimulation of college learning to area adults (50 or better!) who wish to extend their learning experiences in a university atmosphere.

OLLI members take university-quality courses offered by faculty and professional experts in their field of study without the distraction of grading, preparing for a career, or meeting degree requirements. No more testing - just learning for pure enjoyment!

Please visit the OLLI webpage for schedule and contact information.