Æthelmearc Summer Æcademy

The Barony of the Rhydderich Hael is happy to host the Summer Æthelmearc Æcademy, on Saturday, July 15th at the Erie Community College, North Campus at 6205 Main Street, Williamsville, New York.

First: The site fee for this event is only $4 dollars!! Really only four dollars!! Anyone under 18 gets in free, and lunch is included.

The site will open at 9am with classes commencing at 10am. We have a number of classrooms and we will have a youth combat track of classes being coordinated by Sir Callidus, a youth fencing track of classes being coordinated by Master Ivan, and a heavy weapons and a fencing track. Martial activities will be occurring rain or shine.

Classes will run from 10am until 5pm. Due to a catering-only requirement there will be no feast, but there is a finger food style lunch. There are numerous restaurants nearby either sit-down or fast-food. A lunch break in the classes will be arranged for those wishing to go off site. A local map of restaurants will be in the program for those interested. We expect a Royal Progress event. Court will be scheduled accordingly. The site will close by 8pm.

Did I mention that the site fee for this event is only four dollars and anyone under 18 gets in free?? THL Jenna MacPherson of Lion's Tower (Carole Goranson) will be taking reservations. Send Reservations to her at: 39 Manser Dr., Amherst, NY, 14226-1412. Make checks out to: SCA Inc., Barony of the Rhydderich Hael. The non-member surcharge will, of course, be collected (but not from those not paying the site fee).

Anyone wishing to teach a class at the Æcademy should please contact Mistress Cori Ghora (Clare Jackson) at 387 Niagara St., North Tonawanda, NY, 14120-7314 or via email at: thecoribird@yahoo.com. Teachers should include and applicable class limitations or equipment fees. This is a good place to mention that teachers receive complimentary admission (no site fee if you teach a class!! Whoever heard of such a thing?!?)

There is a web site set up for the Summer Academy at: http://mysite.verizon.net/vzer9ac8/academy2006.html This will have class information as it becomes available, and also has an instructor sign-up page that may help Mistress Cori schedule your class.

There are numerous Hotels in the area, crash space may be available, Please contact the autocrats ahead of time if you need crash space. This event brought to you by two (fill in your own adjective here) supporters of Æthelmearc, THL Jenna MacPherson of Lion's Tower: JennaMacPherson@msn.com and Master Ivan ap Myrddin: me_ivan@ix.netcom.com Location:
Barony of the Rhydderich Hael (Williamsville, New York)