Arkansas State University-Newport will host an Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Boating Education course Aug. 3 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the M&P room of the Student/Community Center.

There is no fee for the class, but registration is required and may be completed by calling 870-512-7861. Boating Education manuals will be provided, but students will need to bring a pen or pencil. Students under 18 years of age will need a parent or guardian signature on the AGFC permission slip prior to attending class. The permission slip may be downloaded by clicking on the Boating Education link on the AGFC website at