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1000 Islands Summer School of the Arts

For more than 45 years, St. Lawrence College has offered 1000 Islands Summer School of the Arts, a series of art courses that allow you to explore your creative spirit in the heart of a spectacular, world-renowned tourist region. Courses range from two to five days in length and are specially designed to develop your creativity in a variety of artistic mediums. Exciting courses will be offered on our campuses in Brockville, Cornwall and Kingston in June, July and August.

We look forward to having you join us to enrich your skills in the beautiful setting of the 1000 Islands.

2017 Call for Course Proposals 

The 2017 Call for Course Proposals is now closed. If you would like to inquire about the 2017 program contact us at

 Check back here in February to view our 2017 Program!!

2016 Summer School of the Arts courses

SSOA brochure cover

View the course line-up and see samples of our instructors' artwork: Click here to download the 2016 Summer School of the Arts brochure (pdf).

Registration is now available for 2016 Summer School of the Arts courses. Help us serve you better… register early and avoid disappointment! If you wait until the last minute to register for a course, it may be too late. Courses with low enrollment are cancelled up to 15 working days prior to the scheduled date to run.

How to Register

Online: Click here to register online

In Person:
Online and Continuing Education, Room 250, Brockville Campus

By Phone:
613-345-0660, ext. 3283 or 1-866-276-6601 (Press 3)

Summer School of the Arts Team

Christina Chrysler

Sara Barrie

Refund/Withdrawal Policy

Click here to review our policy.

Seniors' Fees

The discount for seniors taking Summer School of the Arts credit courses is 15% of the base tuition fee. Call us to register and apply the seniors' discount.

Summer Accommodations: Stay on Campus!

Need a place to stay while you take a 1000 Islands Summer School of the Arts course? Consider our campus residence rooms, all within close proximity to the majestic St. Lawrence River. Click on each campus to learn more about summer accommodations in our Brockville, Cornwall, and Kingston campus residences.