Community Invited to Clatsop Community College’s MERTS Campus Open House

On Friday, May 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the community is invited to an Open House at Clatsop Community College’s MERTS Campus. This exciting one-day event includes fun activities for all ages, demonstrations and vendor displays.

The CCC MERTS (Marine and Environmental Research and Training Station) campus, Oregon’s designated Maritime Training College, houses :

  • Maritime Science Department
  • Fire Response & Research Center
  • The Living Machine
  • Industrial & Manufacturing Technology Center including
    • Automotive Technology, Welding, and Historic Preservation and Restoration.

All programs will feature displays and interactive demonstrations, and tours of the College’s training vessel, M/V Forerunner, will be conducted.  Visitors can also meet representatives from Clatsop’s Business department and college admissions, try out a virtual welding machine, explore Air National Guard and National Guard displays, and view classic cars and street rods.

The CCC MERTS campus is located three miles east of Astoria off Highway 30 on Liberty Lane. Enjoy the afternoon visiting the campus—everyone is welcome to explore the Clatsop Community College MERTS educational facilities.

For more information, call 503-338-7670 or visit the Clatsop Community College website at

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