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Welcome to the 1000 Islands Summer School of the Arts!

2017 marks our 50th year of providing quality arts programming in the heart of the world famous 1000 Islands and Eastern Ontario. We are very excited to share our newly expanded catalogue. With over 50 courses and workshops, ranging from traditional to contemporary painting techniques, music, dance, pottery, culinary arts, and more, there truly is something for everyone.

Take some time to pour over our new catalogue. View the course line-up and see samples of our instructors' artwork: Click here to view the 2017 Summer School of the Arts guide online. For a copy of your own catalogue email oceregistration and include your mailing address. 

Registration is now available for the 2017 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:
2288 Parkedale Ave
K6V 5X3

2 St. Lawrence Drive
K6H 4Z1

100 Portsmouth Ave
K7L 5A6

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

Summer School of the Arts Team

Christina Chrysler - Coordinator

Sara Barrie - Administrative Support 

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.

2018 Call for Course Proposals 

The 2017 Call for Course Proposals is now closed. If you would like to inquire about the 2018 program contact us at