Youth Activities

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

Photos from Leodamus of Thebes Tourney 2007

Henri le Juif and Arabella Gotokirke have posted photos of the recent Leodamus of Thebes tourney in Calafia.

Youth Arts and Sciences Exhibition at Pennsic XXXVI

Mistress Safia would remind everyone that the Pennsic Second Annual Youth Arts and Sciences Exhibition will take place August 7, 2007 at Youth Point.

Mid Summer Knight's Dream XV

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MSKD is coming! This Labor Day weekend (August 31-Sept 3) the Shire of Smythkepe presents Mid Summer Knight's Dream XV: The Siege of Malta.

Amir Rashid ibn Hilal will valiantly lead the Turkisn invaders against the stalwart Maltese defenders.

This year promises to have something for nearly everyone from Heavy Weapons fighting (including a Boar Hunt) and Rapier fighting (featuring the return of the Flux Tournament) to Siege Artillery, Youth Combat and the Assassin's Tourney. Location:
Shire of Smythkepe (Ione, Arkansas)

Lyondemere Anniversary

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Come one, come all! The Barony of Lyondemere invites all good gentles to join us on July 21st as we celebrate our anniversary. Come and enjoy the fighting, fun, and revelling with us.

Site:
Calle Mayor Middle School
4800 Calle Mayor, Torrance, CA 90505

Directions:
Take your favorite freeway to the I-110 southbound. South of the I-10 interchange, south of the CA-91 interchange, south of the I-405 Location:
Barony of Lyondemere (Torrance, California)

Three Stags II: Autumn Battle and Faire

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Horns sound and drums roll, banners dance on the breeze, Chevaliers parade in armor shining and merchants call their wares. Mummers prance, jesters grin, laughter swells like the seas, Archers shoulder their quivers full and music fills the air. Juggler's entrance, food delights, excitement buzzes like the bees, Fencers flash their blades dazzling and little children stare. Come one, come all, Gather for the opening of the greatest event of the fall days Location:
Barony of Caerthe (Elizabeth Colorado)

Raid or Trade V

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Come join us again in the heat of the summer sun for a weekend of fun. A recreation of the wonderfully successful invasion of England in 1066 is to occur. Be one of the Good (Normans), Bad (Vikings), or Ugly (Saxons) (autocrat preference definitely shows) as we try to relive a bit of England's important history.

There will be fighting, archery, and maybe some more fighting. The fighting will include Warlord tourneys, hill battles, and bridge battles, and whatever else comes to mind. Weapons may be restricted to those of the time. There may even be a torchlight tourney. There may be War Maneuvers afte rthe tourneys if time allows. Location:
Barony of Coeur d'Ennui (St. Charles, Iowa)

Beggars Rebellion 2007

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The Shire of An Dun Theine (who else?) presents - Beggars Rebellion 2007: Another Totally Silly Event based loosely on Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and their stage production Spamalot.

Games, weapons scenarios, stuff for the kids AND the over-35 "I'm not dead yet" fighters!

At The Cumberland Centre: 3407 Gillespie Lane Columbia, Tennessee 38401

See our webpage at: http://www.anduntheine.org/beggars.html Location:
Shire of An Dun Theine (Columbia, Tennessee)

Known World Children's Fete at Pennsic 36

Once again, the Kingdom of Atlantia will host the Known World Children's Fete at Pennsic. This year the event will take place on Wednesday August 8 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Volunteers are needed!

Slay the Dragon

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The Humble Shire of Vogelburg cries out once again for a Champion. The evil dragon once again terrorizes the populace of Vogelburg. Call forth all brave warriors to champion our cause. Call on the Artisans to try and placate the beast with their beautiful works of art. Bards come and sooth the savage beast.

SLAY THE DRAGON
September 2, 2006
Kiwanis Campground in Pineville, LA Location:
Shire of Vogelburg (Pineville, Louisiana)

Barbarian Brawl

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Barony of Small Gray Bear invites you to join us in a celebration honoring the Age of Discovery at the beautiful air conditioned campus of the Arkansas State University - Beebe, 1000 West Iowa Street Beebe, Arkansas

Activities Include:

    A&S Competitions
  • Barony Regalia - Documentation encouraged
  • Open A & S - Documentation required
  • Youth Open A & S (ages 12 - 17) - Documentation encouraged - sponsored by Lady Eithne and Lord CuCullan the Bald Location:
    Barony of Small Gray Bear (Beebe, Arkansas)

Celts for kids

MrDonn.org has a website to teach kids about Celtic history and life, from who they were to how they celebrated, the structures they built, and their religion.

A Midsummer Gathering and Kingdom Equestrian Championship

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Hounds race, Fighters brace, Steeds give chase, and Rapiers show their grace. Come and enjoy some summer fun with their Majesties, while watching the Equestrians compete for the honor of Champion, as well as watching the Fighter and Rapier Tournaments. Or sit in on the exciting classes before the evening of feasting, singing and dancing. During the heat of the day, only moments away, a fruity refreshment of Italian ice to enliven the day, (Kingdom fund raiser). Location:
Barony of Arn Hold (Meridian, Idaho)

Exhibit on Renaissance Children on display in Austria

"Prinzenrolle," an exhibit on children and childhood in the Renaissance, will be on display at Schloss Ambras in Innsbruck, Austria.

Talons of Fury

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This weekend will be a fun-filled event with a three-person team competition. Each team will be a random draw and consist of an archer, a heavy fighter, and a fencer.

Location:
28011 WCR 56
Kersey, CO 80644 (THIS IS A CHANGE FROM LAST YEAR)

Fees: Whole weekend: $15.00 for adults, $10.00 for children (15 and under), Kids 5 and under are free. Day-Trippers $10.00 per day. The Location:
Barony of Caerthe (Kersey, Colorado)

Pennsic 36 Youth A&S Exhibition

Mistress Safia al-Khansaa', Pennsic 36 Youth A&S Exhibition Coordinator, has announced that the Second Annual Youth Arts and Sciences Exhibition will take place August 7, 2007. Young SCAdians attending the War are encouraged to participate.

Steppes Artisan XX

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Pay heed all artisans of Ansteorra and the Known World! Her Excellency Katheryn Cunningghame invites you to enjoy a day of fun, learning and outstanding displays of the arts as we hold our 20th competition to name the next Steppes Artisan.

Steppes Artisan is a body of work competition. This means that you are not limited in number by what you display, but we suggest that you bring examples of your best work and display it in a pleasing manner. No research papers, please. Alcohol judging will take place off-site due to site restrictions. Location:
Barony of the Steppes (Murphy, Texas)

Stierbach Baronial Birthday

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Our yearly gathering to celebrate another wonderful year of our Great Barony of Stierbach!

Martial Activities: There will be heavy and rapier scenarios in the woods that will attempt to use this year’s Pennsic Woods Battle combat conventions. As well as archery and thrown weapons scenarios in a wooded glen. If you have any questions, please contact our Marshal in Charge: Lord Allen of Wolfou (Allen Miller) at Wolfou@hotmail.com. Location:
Barony of Stierbach (Locust Grove, Virginia)

Children's Event

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Children of the Knowne Worlde unite! Finally an event dedicated to you! No standing on the sidelines and watching the adults play, it's your turn!

Not walking yet? Join us for baby races! Preschoolers? Have fun playing our running games! School age? Teenagers? Don't think we've forgotten you. There will be Youth Boffer, Archery, A&S, and Bardic Competitions!

And if they promise to behave themselves and are under your direct Location:
Barony of Delftwood (Central Square, New York)

Privateers' Gathering

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Will you too join the ranks of the privateer in defense of Queen and country? Those skilled in blade or bow & of great fortitude, make haste & mark the day! The fleet needs those of armored combat, archery, privateer & rapier skill to compete for the bounteous treasure.

Those small of stature but mighty in heart are much needed as well & there be special feats of skill reserved for the smalls to aide in the battle. Location:
Barony of Arn Hold (Hagerman, Idaho)

Melee Madness

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Madness in the form of battle fever has once again descended upon the Barony of Endless Hills! The Barony invites all to join us as Melee Madness returns with the classic Warlord tourney and five man melee team combat. Enjoy a day of melee combat in preparation for Pennsic.

A Gold Chain Tournament will be hosted by Earl Sir Yngvar the Dismal and Sir Murdoch Bayne. For the fencers, there will also be a fencing "Armor-as-Worn" tourney and a Warlord tourney. For both the heavy and fencing Warlord tournaments all are invited/requested to bring along something to place in the Warlord's treasure chest. Sir Murdoch humbly asks that participants in the Warlord’s tournament refrain from using duct tape or pads as their submission to the Warlord chest. Torch lit fencing will also be held, weather permitting. In addition to heavy fighting and fencing, there will also be archery, youth combat and thrown weapons available. A number of A&S classes will be held as well. Location:
Canton of Riverouge (Clifford, Pennsylvania)

Highlands War XIII - CANCELLED

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Welcome! All ye gentlefolk of the great kingdoms from around the knowne world are hereby invited to attend Highlands War XIII, hosted by the Barony of Ered Sul in the Kingdom of Atenveldt!

This event is held in the cool pine forests of the high mountains surrounding Flagstaff, AZ, and will take place from Fri., Jul. 27 - Mon., Jul. 30, 2007.

Come cool your brow and enjoy festivities and events in the clean and cool air of our beautiful mountain barony! Location:
Barony of Ered Sul (Flagstaff, Arizona)

SCA shines at 12th annual Medieval Faire

Sixth graders at Dartmouth Middle School (Riverside County, California) learned all about the wonders of the Middle Ages when members of the local SCA group took them on a trip back in time.

Youth Combat at Gulf Wars XVI

Dietrich Uhl has posted photos and several short videos of the youth castle siege from this year's Gulf Wars.

Announcement from the Board on the background check policy

Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., responds to concerns dealing with the upcoming background check policy from the SCA's Board of Directors.

3rd graders study medieval history with the help of the SCA

“'Don’t hit so hard that you break these things,' he told the kids, brandishing a sword with a foam blade covered in silver duct tape. 'Do not hit in the face. Use it to block. Now, find a partner. Find a sword,'” commanded Gunnarr Snaebjorn (aka Cory Beard) during a recent demo.

Midsummer's Twilight Tourney

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Come join Buckston-on-Eno for a tribute to Don Quixote: a day of chivalry, revelry, and a celebration of Spanish culture! Not only are we tilting at windmills, we are turning the whole event upside down! There will be activities and contests sure to please everyone - but be warned that the feast will be at midday and the fighting in the twilight hours!

NOTE: If you are planning to bring a child not your own to the event, please review the youth information! We cannot allow children on site without the proper forms! Location:
Canton of Buckston-on-Eno (Leasburg, North Carolina)

Spring Tune Up 2007

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Come and remove the "rust of the winter" from your armor! Fling the cloth yard shaft on the archery range (weather permitting). Fencers come and foil your opponents. Children come pursue combat with boffer weapons. Spend some coin in the merchant area or pass the time socializing in the great hall.

Saturday June 9 2007
Cookstown Curling Club

A&S-We have classes in veil beading, drop spindle, poetry, hood making, Location:
Canton of Caer Draeth (Cookstown, Ontario)

Dandelion Festival VII

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Come one come all to the Annual Celebration of the Dandelion Saturday MAY 5th 2007

This year's festivities include, several raffles, a Treasure Hunt, a Tournament of Spring both Heavy and Rapier, the Dance of the Maypole, children's activities and too many other things to name.

A sumptuous Feast will be prepared by Lady Gudrun and her assistants. A lunch counter will be prepared by Lord Sven and Lady Kersteken. Location:
Stronghold of TorBrant (Pembroke, Ontario)

Border Wars North War Faire

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To Arms! To Arms! There have been rumors of unrest and raids in the lands along Selviergard's northernmost borders! It has come time to march in defense of our lands! Sharpen your swords, make ready your armor! For on June the sixteenth we march North to the battlefield of Tolsona.

Tolsona Campground, Glennallen, AK
June 16 & 17, 2007

Not only fighters, but all of the populace are encouraged to come and Location:
Barony of Selviergard (Glennallen, Alaska)

Hunt for the Prize Part Dux

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It's all about Dux, Ducks and Deuces. (You'll have to come to the event to figure out what we mean.)

The Hunt for the Prize Part Dux
Gleann Abhann's Second Live Weapons Championships
June 1-3, 2007

King's Arrow Ranch (aka The Gulf Wars Site)
26 Kings Highway, Lumberton, MS

Their Majesties Havordh and Mary Grace will be choosing their:

  • Live Weapons Champion
  • Queen's Yeoman Location:
    Barony of Axemoor (Lumberton, Mississippi)