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 commencing September 6, 2017.)

UPDATE: OSF is now closed for summer and messages will not be returned until we reopen on Sept. 5. SPACES ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR SEPTEMBER REGISTRATION! To apply, come to our Wednesday, Sept. 6 9:00AM Info Session.

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