OASC Newsletter

Ohio Association of Student Councils, September 2018

The Ohio Association of Student Councils is an organization dedicated to the teaching of leadership skills, organizational skills, and people skills valuable to the members and officers of all student organizations!

Welcome back to school, OASC'ers! We hope to see you at one of our events this fall!

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Leadership at the Island is a one day event held on Sunday, September 30th. This event rotates annually between Cedar Point and Kings Island, so we are excited to return to Kings Island this fall!

Students will participate in leadership development for 2 hours in the morning facilitated by our Executive Board members. Once the park opens, students are then free to explore the park, ride coasters, and play games with their peers until their school is ready to go home.

This event is a fun day for students and a great way to kick off a new school year with some group bonding!

When: Sunday, September 30th

Where: Kings Island, Mason, Ohio

Cost: $60/person ($30/person if no Kings Island ticket is needed)

Cost includes: T-shirt, programming materials, and Kings Island admission

Registration deadline: September 14, 2018

Click here for more information and the registration form!

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Middle Level MADness is a special event centered on middle school student leaders. This one day event will be hosted by Claggett Middle School in Medina, Ohio. This five hour program will help middle school students meet and connect with student leaders from other schools! Through a variety of activities, students will discover, build , and strengthen the skills necessary to effective leadership. They will also develop a growth mindset and a "can do" attitude, while gaining the inspiration and motivation to Make A Difference.

When: Saturday, October 6th

Where: Claggett Middle School, Medina Ohio

Cost: $20/person

Cost Includes: Cost of programming materials, and lunch

Registration deadline: October 1st

Click here for more information and the registration form!

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Join us for Fall Retreat 2018! This overnight event provides middle level and senior high students to participate in experiential learning with other student leaders across Ohio! Senior High's theme is "Creativity and Leadership" while middle level students will learn about creating a SPARK: Spirit, Perserverance, Attitude, Responsibility and Knowledge to bring about positive change! Retreats provide delegates with new information and activities to take back to use at their schools & communities each time they attend.

The cost of the Retreat is $60.00 per person from an OASC Member School. If your school is NOT an OASC Member, your cost is $75.00. This fee covers the costs of all meals, lodging, materials and program costs. Retreat registration begins at 12 PM, and retreat will conclude promptly at 11 AM on Sunday.

When: Saturday & Sunday, November 3-4, 2018

Where: Camp Willson, Bellefontaine, Ohio

Cost: $60/person

Cost includes: Programming materials, overnight lodging, & 2 meals

Registration Deadline: October 29, 2018

Click here for more information and registration form!

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As shared at State Conference, in order to bring sufficient revenue to OASC and also expose as many student leaders to our programming, we need attendance at our year round events to increase! While the feedback on our events continues to reflect the high quality programming and experiences we have always offered our students and member schools, attendance continues to steadily decline. In order to evaluate how to expose more students to our programming, continue to recruit new schools and follow the organizations mission statement of "serving all leaders" we would like some feedback on our organizations name, brand, and current calendar of events. Please take 5 minutes to give OASC your thoughts and feedback, as this information will be used to drive intentional changes to make our organization as inclusive and impactful as possible!

Click here to complete OASC's Branding & Programming Survey!