You’re Invited to Tour the College’s MERTS Campus

On May 8, from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m., everyone 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, vendor displays, and a free barbecue from 4:30-6:00 p.m.

The CCC MERTS (Marine and Environmental Research and Training Station) Campus houses the college’s Maritime Science Department, Fire Response & Research Center, The Living Machine and the Industrial & Manufacturing Technology Center including Automotive Technology, Welding, Computer-Aided Design & Drafting, and Historic Preservation and Restoration. All programs will feature displays and interactive demonstrations, and tours of college’s training vessel M/V Forerunner will be conducted.  Visitors can also climb the U.S. Army National Guard Rock Wall, watch blacksmiths at work, and view classic cars and street rods.

The CCC MERTS campus is located three miles east of Astoria off Highway 30; turn on Liberty Lane. Enjoy the day visiting the campus—everyone is welcome to explore the Clatsop Community College MERTS educational facilities. For more information, call 503-338-7670. You can also find information regarding programs conducted at the CCC MERTS Campus at

Please direct inquiries to: Kristen Wilkin, 503-338-7696.

Clatsop Community College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.


Clatsop Community College MERTS Campus:

Image of Building at MERTS Campus


M/V Forerunner: Tours will be available.

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