Youth Activities

Activities intended specifically for the enjoyment of young people. (Apply this topic along with others to specify the type of activity.)

[NOR] Border Skirmish

description:
As the cold air fades, the snow melts and the warmer winds tantalize us with their promise of spring our thoughts turn to everything we enjoy so much about the summer. Most especially camping and good friends! Come on out to Border Skirmish this year and renew your old acquaintances and make some new ones. Get ready to fight, sing, shoot archery, take classes and generally have fun!

Border Skirmish "Sed Ludes Solum Est 2" (It's STILL Just a Game!) Location:
Barony of Caer Anterth Mawr (Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin)

[ANS] Ansteorran Heraldic and Scribal Symposium

description:
Ansteorran Heraldic and Scribal Symposium will be held at Christ the King Lutheran Church (near Rice U.) in Houston TX, June 28th, hosted by the Canton of Westgate.

With 10 classrooms and an outside patio and grassy area, please begin considering teaching a class in the Heraldic or Scribal Arts, and MORE... Classes wanted include:

**Heraldic classes**: Armory (devices), Onomastics (names), Heraldic office procedures, Voice, Court and Field Heraldry and more... Location:
Canton of Westgate (Houston, Texas)

[EAL] Break the Back of Winter VIII

description:
Let it be Known that the time has come agian to Break the Back of Winter. Break the Back of Winter the 8th: Fondest Memories is Just around the corner.

Date: March 8th 2008
Time: 11 am to 10 pm
Location: Canton of Greyfells, St. Margarets United Church, Kingston.
Autocrat: Lady Moira ni Namara of Greyfells
Co-Autocrat: Lord William MacGrioghair

Costs:
Site: 8$/ adult, 4$/ 12 & under, Free/ 3 & under Location:
Canton of Greyfells (Kingston, Ontario)

[NOR] Mermaid's Retreat XV

description:
Come one, Come all and help celebrate the 15th Annual Mermaid's retreat!! More fun, more battles, more celebrating!

Camp Sinawa
9113 Sinawa Rd.
Valders, Wisconsin 54245

!!Public Demo Saturday from 10am - 4pm Please try to remain in high persona AND completely dry during demo!!

Miss Mermaid Contest - Oyez! Oyez! All fair maids! Take a chance and be crowned Miss Mermaid 2008. Our 2007 winner will be on hand to help crown the new maid. Location:
Shire of Turm an dem See (Valders, Wisconsin )

[OUT] Corned Beef Bash

description:
Come one, come all to celebrate the Ides of March at the Corned Beef Bash!

On March 15, 2008 the Barony of Dragonsspine will celebrate the Ides of March with a day of fighting, fencing and revelry at Monument Valley Park in Colorado Springs , CO . The site fee is $5.00. A donation lunch will be offered from noon to 1:00 p.m. This is a DRY, very DRY, no alcohol site.

The site opens at 10:00 a.m. Open court will be at 11:00 a.m.. with the consent of Their Excellencies, Lothar and Lydia, Baron and Baroness of Dragonsspine. Fighting and classes will Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

[MID] Saint Valentines Day in the Canton of Three Hills

description:
Saint Valentine's Day in the Canton of Three Hills February 9, 2008, 9am-10pm; Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds, 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 49001

BIGGER & BETTER THIS YEAR!
More Room for Heavy Fighters, Melees, Fencers and Spectators!! Including space in the large fight hall for small seating areas along the walls!! Don’t forget we have the Best Shopping this side of the Pennsic War!! Location:
Canton of Three Hills (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

[DRA] Double Wars XXI

description:
Starring: Master Ranthulfr Asparlundr

April 25 - May 4, 2008

  • Knäckebröd War
  • Lots of Tournaments,
  • Competitions, workshops and classes!
  • King Sven’s Fivemen Melee
  • Fabulous Marketplace
  • Grand Feast
  • SCA New Years Eve

Don’t miss the chance to attend the most diverse Double Wars ever! More information at: Location:
Shire of Attemark

[AET] Tournament of the White Hart

description:
The Shire of Port Oasis invites all lovers and fighters to the 12th Annual Tournament of the White Hart, February 22 -24, 2008, at the Cabell County 4-H Camp (6040 Booten Creek Road, Barboursville, WV, 25504).

The event will feature the traditional heavy weapons tournament emphasizing love and chivalry. Other activities of the day will include fencing, an Arts and Sciences competition, archery, children's activities, and more. The event will open at 6 p.m. on Friday and close at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Location:
Shire of Port Oasis (Barboursville, West Virginia)

[EAL] Winter War X

description:
The Shire of Trinovantia Nova welcomes you all to attend a most exciting annual event in a very new venue, Winter War X

St. Joseph's Catholic Secondary School
100 Bill Martyn Parkway
St. Thomas, Ontario, N5R 6A7

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

Site opens: 10:00am Site closes: 11:00pm

Site Fees:
$10 Adults (NMS must be applied for non-members) Location:
Shire of Trinovantia Nova (St. Thomas, Ontario)

[NOR] Hromnice Celebration

description:
Celebrate the ancient Czech holiday of Hromnice, akin to Groundhogs day, and a day of mid-winter feasting!

Hosted by: Shire of Shattered Oak
Start Date: 2/2/2008 12:00:00 AM Thru End Date: 2/2/2008 12:00:00 AM
Hyde Center for the Arts
3 S. High Street
Chippewa Falls WI 54729

Heavy Weapons Fighting Prize Tournament
This double elimination tournament will be seated by eight pooled tournaments (Pool size and number is subject to change as required by participant registrations) Location:
Shire of Shattered Oak (Chippewa Falls Wisconsin)

Great Western War photos

Esmeralda of the Lakes has posted her photos from the 2007 Great Western War. The website includes eight albums of photos taken at the War.

[EAS] Mudthaw

description:
One and all are invited to attend the Barony of Settmour Swamp's 28th annual Celebration of the Thawing of the Mud. As always Mudthaw will feature a wide variety of activities: tournaments in Armored Combat, Rapier, and Youth Combat, Archery, Thrown Weapons, a brewing competition and an array of Fine Merchants. Mudthaw will again be held at the beautiful and spacious Salaam Shrine in Livingston, NJ. Location:
Barony of Settmour Swamp (Livingston, New Jersey)

[NOR] Quest For Camelot

description:
The Kingdom of Northshield and The Shire of Schattentor Invite you to Quest For Camelot May 15-18, 2008

The Nemo Guest Ranch in Nemo S.D. nemo@nemoguestranch.com

Come to the Black Hills this spring and join us in our Quest to make Camelot live again!

At Quest for Camelot, the New Kingdom of Northshield defends its borders against the incursions of the Outlands, Calontir, and Artemesia. Location:
Shire of Schattentor (Nemo, South Dakota)

Christmas Revel photos online

Lady Danielle has posted photos from the Christmas Revel event which took place December 8, 2007 in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann (Utica, Mississippi).

“Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!” called "giggle-worthy"

"I itch in the cathedral; When I pray upon my knees: God, You saved us from damnation; Now save us from the fleas!" writes Laura Amy Schlitz in Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices From a Medieval Village, a new children's book reviewed by John Schwartz for the Sunday New York Times.

[MID] Festival of Maidens 35: Þorrablót III

description:
It's time again to come together in mid-winter, enjoy the warmth of friendship & eat questionable food as Würm Wald Presents FESTIVAL Of MAIDENS 35: ÞORRABLÓT III

Saturday 19 January 2008

Historic Lincoln Hotel 209 South Broadway • Urbana, IL 61801 Come Join Us for the Usual Mayhem and Fun! Site Opens 9 am • Site closes 12 midnight

Make checks payable to SCA--Würm Wald Location:
Würm Wald (Urbana, Illinois)

[EAS] Winter Brawl

description:
Once again House Serpentius and House Wilmot, under the generosity of the Barony of Bhakail and the Bailiwick of Ivyeinurst, are sponsoring a celebration of all things involved in hitting! Last year's event was such a success, we have already outgrown our site. This year's site has a much larger area for fighting, fencing and merchants! the only thing this site does not have is free parking -- the parking costs $8/day for a lot with an attendant and $5/day for a lot without an attendant, as a result, House Serpentius will cover the entire site cost. THE EVENT IS FREE! Location:
Barony of Bhakail (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

[MID] Seven Deadly Sins

description:
The Province of Tree-Girt-Sea presents our Annual Twelfth Night Celebration! Join us in celebrating the season and the traditions that make this time! Our theme is the Seven Deadly Sins – so expect some examination of them along with ways that we can combat them and embrace the virtues.

Site Fee:.
Adults $8 before 1/1/8,$10 day of, Children 6-12 $5, Children under 6 free, family cap $26 pre-reg, $30 day of. A $3 non-member surcharge applies to anyone without proof of membership. Please make checks payable to Society for Creative Anacronism, Inc./Province of Tree-Girt-Sea." Location:
Province of Tree-Girt-Sea (Chicago, Illinois)

[MER] Diverse Pleasures V

description:
Join us for a day of pleasuring the mind through interesting and entertaining classes. This event will include topics so diverse that everyone will find something to love.

We will keep young ones (5+) busy with a Bocce' tournament while the parents feast their minds. For the body, a sumptuous Irish feast from the kitchen of Baron Sir Jean Claude of Adlerstaat. For the less intellectually interested, an area will be available for pickup fighting, weather permitting. Classes include: Blacksmithing, Embroidery, Medieval Games and much more! Fund-raiser lunch, silent auction, and merchants! Schedule and more information will be posted as it becomes available. If there are any dietary concerns, please contact the Feastcrat. Location:
Canton Des Forges (Birmingham, Alabama)

[AET] A Fool's Court in Myrkfaelinn

description:
Come journey to the fool's court of Myrkfaelinn for a day of pun and games. Are you up to the challenge? There will be something for both heavy and youth fighters, as well as games and youth activities.

Merchants welcome, but space is limited, contact autocrat. The event will be at the magnificent Risley Hall at Cornell University (515 Thurston Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850.)

Doors open at 10am. We will be having a light lunch board in the afternoon. Location:
Dominion of Myrkfaelinn (Ithaca, New York)

Youth and teen activities at Estrella War XXIV

The Event Coordinators for Estrella War XXIV (Feb 12-18, 2008) welcome families bringing young family members to Estrella War, and want everyone to know there's lots for the under-18 year olds to do!

[LOC] Royal Visit of Queen Therasa Commins & King Hugh the Little

description:
Royal Visit of Queen Therasa Commins & King Hugh the Little (tourney and feast), November 24, 2007.

Tourney and Activities
Where: at Felixstow Reserve, Broad St, Felixstow.
When: Saturday 24th of November

The tourney site will open in the morning, Lists open at 11:30 and close at 12:00. Opening court is at 12:00. This will be followed by the Heavy and Rapier Tourneys at 12.30pm with the heavy and rapier Location:
Barony of Innilgard (Felixstow, South Australia)

[MID] Youth Fighting Symposium

description:
The Shire of Greyhope cordially invites you and your parents to attend the 5th Annual Youth Fighting Symposium, a day dedicated to youth fighters of the Kingdom.

November 10, 2007
Site Opens 9:00 am - closes 9:00 pm

DRY SITE - NO LIVE STEEL

Lake Station Edison High School
3304 Parkside Ave
Lake Station, Indiana 46405

Fees : Adults - $6; 6 to 12 - $3; 5 and under free (plus non-member surcharge as applicable); Family cap of $20 Location:
Shire of Greyhope (Lake Station, Indiana)

[ATL] Hawkwood Howl

description:
The War is now behind us and fall upon us. The mountains of Hawkwood are bright and bursting with color. Come and join us this weekend, October 26 through 28 as we celebrate our bountiful fall harvest. Join in the festivities of Hawkwood Howl.

Friday evening, after check-in, jump into your best Goth or Glam (or other) costume and join the infamous Ladies of Hawkwood at their funfabulous Halloween Party. On Saturday evening, join in the masquerade ball where more Location:
Barony of Hawkwood (Arden, North Carolina)

[ANS] Artisan of the Flame

description:
We invite you all to join the Canton of Glaslyn on Saturday, November 24, 2007 as we choose our artisan champions for the next year. We will be naming our Artisan of the Flame and, our menfolk will be choosing a Keeper of the Flame for the Arts. 3 to 5 entries required, each with documentation.

Glaslyn's Artisan of the Flame
Saturday, November 24, 2007
Transport Workers Union
Golden Triangle Drive Location:
Canton of Glaslyn (Fort Worth, Texas)

[AET] Hallowtide III

description:
The Shire of Blackwater once again invites you to find time to come celebrate with us our Hallowtide on November 3rd 2007 A.S. XLII.

As the harvest is in and the domestic animals safely brought in it is time to celebrate and observe the change of seasons. We've had good luck in the past events and we've been blessed with good weather and good friends coming to celebrate with us. Come and help us continue that tradition. We will have Location:
Shire of Blackwater (Olean, New York)

[EAS] 100 Minutes War

description:
The Shire of the Rusted Woodlands bids you welcome to attend the return of 100 Minutes War!

This year's event shall feature:

  • The traditional 100 minute melee battle (fighters – please see reservation instructions below)
  • 100 minutes of fencing (indoor fencing space - fencers need to remember to bring/wear non-marking footwear, sneakers rather than boots)
  • 100 minutes of archery/thrown weapons Location:
    Shire of Rusted Woodlands (Washingtonville, New York)

[MID] Crystal Ball XXIV

description:
Crystal Ball XXIV "The Age of Discovery" November 16-17, 2007

Main Site:
Bluffview Elementary School,
905 Bluffview Ln
Dupo, IL 62239

Activities will include dance classes, venders, boffer, lunch and the main feast will be held at Bluffview Elementary.

Second Site:
Sugarloaf Township Hall
240 S. 5th St.
Dupo, IL 622239

Activities will include Heavy weapons and a Rapier Pirate fest! Others if weather permits. Location:
Barony of Shattered Crystal (Dupo, Illinois)

[GLE] Swamp Romp

description:
Come celebrate the way things were, and enjoy the way things are. Come join us Nov 2-4, 2007 at the Tioga Kiwanis Club in Pineville LA (The Yurt site)

You can find the flyer with all the details here: http://webpages.charter.net/telemark/Swamp%20Romp--DONE.pdf Location:
Shire of Troll Fen (Pineville Louisiana)

[MER] Silver Hammer Tourney

description:
The Barony of Thor’s Mountain presents Silver Hammer Tourney October 26-28, 2007

Come join us at Big Ridge State Park to celebrate the fall with our traditional Silver Hammer Tourney.


Friday Night:
From Master William McNaughton:
The Autocrat of this year's Silver Hammer has asked me to produce some kind of performing arts on Friday Night. I wish to announce a performing arts "Thing." Bring your songs, your stories, and your dances, and your playlets. I will be awarding prizes at my whim and setting categories at random, depending on who turns out. The competition will be in an open format. Documentation will give you a bonus, but is not required. Location:
Barony of Thor's Mountain (Maynardville, Tennessee)