[DRA] Aros Historic Fencing Camp

The shire of Aros is honoured to yet again host the annual Historic Fencing Camp. Yet again we will have Master Timotheus with us as well as Master Cernac and several other teachers

The site has 18 beds available and there will be crashspace available as well. Site opens at 1700h on Friday and closes at 1800h on Sunday. Breakfast and lunch will be served on Saturday and Sunday. There will also be travellers' fare available on Friday evening and a splendid banquet on Saturday evening.

If you intend to participate in the cut&thrust fencing please bring protective equipment, at minimum a set of skate pads.

The site is the same as last year, Thorgården, Lurbo in Uppsala, Sweden.


By car:
From the South
From Stockholm drive north on E4 towards Uppsala. Take exit 186 toward Uppsala S, drive 1,4 km. Continue straight ahead through a roundabout. Continue driving straigt ahead on Kungsängsleden. Drive over a bridge and continue straight ahead at the following traffic lights. Keep driving straight ahead. Go straight throuh a very small roundabout. Drive a bit more, there will be fields around you. Turn right at a sign saying "Lurbovägen". Drive over a small stream and up a hill. It is the first house on the left.

From the north:
Drive south on the E4 until you see the sign saying Uppsala S. Continue then as above.

GPS coordinates for the site are

WGS 84:N 59° 48.115', E 17° 36.242'
WGS 84 - decimal:59.80192, 17.60404
RT90:6632743, 1600970
SWEREF99:6632222, 646090

By train:
Go to Uppsala Central station and we will arrange pickup.

By air.
Arlanda Airport is close to the site. The train to Uppsala central station runs every half hour or get in touch and we will arrange pickup.

The cost of the whole event (including all meals and a bed) will be 600 SEK

This breaks down as follows;
Site fee 320 SEK
Site fee day visitor (Sat) 160 SEK
Feast 100 SEK
Travellers' fare, Friday 20 SEK
Breakfast 20 SEK/day
Lunch 20SEK/day
Bed 40SEK/night

Reservations should be sent to ermingard@gmail.com, and include mundane name, sca name (if any) what you have paid for and a contact phone number.

Please also include any allergies or other dietary requirements in your reservation. E-mail Mistress Celemon at celemon_gwynnedd@yahoo.com if you have any questions about the food! If you don't tell us your dietary requirements we will not be able to feed you properly, so please do tell us!

Payment to be sent to: PG 475835-5 recipient "Föreningen SKA-Aros" Foreign guests may pay at the door.


17:00 Site opens
18:00 Sauna opens
20:00 Traveler's fare Equipment display
Put your equipment out and we can see what which sword/mask/helmet
etc. looks like, what works and in general geek about equipment.
24:00 Sauna closes

8:00 to 09:30 Breakfast

09:30 to 10:30 Tim: Spear paralell with A&S I

10:30 to 12:30 Tim, Arenwald and Cernac: Close in work,
blade grabbing, halfswording, pommel etc in rapier, sidesword and longsword paralell with A&S II

12:30 to 13:30 Lunch (eat lightly, you'll be falling right after)

13:30 to 14:00 Celemon: Falling safely paralell with A&S III

14:00 to 15:30 Eiric: Grappling and Dagger

15:30 to 16:00 Afternoon Snack

16:00 to 18:00 Freeplay A&S IV

18:00 Sauna opens

19:00 Feast

24:00 Sauna closes

9:00 Breakfast

10:30 to 13:00 Provost Prize playing: Fardäng and Arenwald

13:00 to 14:00 Lunch

14:00 to 16:00 Freeplay

16:00 Site closes