Why be bored in school? Go to a Skateboard School!

This Toronto District School Board alternative school design program, where students earn high school credits by creating their own brand and running a skateboard business / professional design studio, now offers even more SK8 Entrepreneurship Opportunities & New Courses including SK8 & Art Co-ops, Native SK8 Studies, Physical Arts & Mindful Living...


APPLY NOW!!! (*Info Sessions are held every Wednesday at 9AM in the OSF Classroom during the school year.)

UPDATE: Applications Packages for September Registration available starting May 16: Attend any of our Wednesday 9AM Info Session in our classroom at 707 Dundas W. Room 3 to get on board!

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Get on Board...Apply to OSF for September 2013!

*Updates: As of Wednesday, April 3, 2013, OSF will hold weekly drop-in Information Sessions every Wednesday at 9:00AM in the classroom. *Expanded Programming & New Courses have added including Grade 10 Civics/Careers and 1 or 2 period Co-op. For more info and a complete chart of courses go to: http://shoposf.blogspot.ca/p/get-on-boardjoin-osf-student-design-eam.html

OASIS SKATEBOARD FACTORY (School / SK8 & Street Art Design Services)
is looking for creative youth to join our STUDENT DESIGN TEAM! 
  • Are you 16-19 years of age and wanting to be reengaged in school by doing real-world projects in the community?
  • Do you love visual arts, design, street art and skateboard culture?
  • Earn Gr. 9/10/11 compulsory & elective high-school credits by running an entrepreneurial skateboard design business.
  • Learn hands-on to build skateboards, design original custom graphics, work with local artists and community partners, market, retail and display your own brand… and have the opportunity to earn $$$!

INFORMATION SESSION DATES for Sept. 2013 Registration at Oasis Skateboard Factory: Every Wednesday at 9:00AM starting April 3 (Application Packages for Sept. 2013 Registration at OSF are Due Friday, May 31, Interviews will be scheduled June 4 & 5). *All hour-long, drop-in info sessions take place on Wednesdays at 9:00AM sharp in Room 3, Scadding Court Community Centre, 707 Dundas St. West at Bathurst. (Note: Due to space and time constraints, latecomers will have to return for the next scheduled session) -----Note: Spaces are available for young women age 16+ to participate in OSF initiatives promoting women in skateboarding/graffiti. 

Student Criteria for Application to join the OSF Student Design Team: - TDSB student wanting a fresh start - 16+ years of age - Need the credits offered (mostly Gr. 9/10/11 English/Media, Business/Entrepreneurship & Visual Arts/Design) - Able to learn independently & participate as a contributing team member in a community setting - ***Demonstrated interest in visual arts or design, street art and skateboard culture.

For Registration Info Contact:
Craig Morrison, Founding Teacher
OSF Classroom: 416-393-0845