Youth Activities

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

Border Keep Hosts an SCA Birthday Party

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Come Join Us as We Celebrate the Society's 41'st Birthday!

Hosted by the Barony of Middle Marches and the Incipient Canton of Border Keep
Place: Barlow Fairgrounds at the intersection of SR 339 at SR 550, Barlow, OH
Date: Saturday May 5th, 2007
Time: 9am - 9pm (Anyone left after 9pm will be considered part of the cleanup crew)
Troll: $8 pre-reg, $9 at the door
Feast: $9 pre-reg, $10 at the door Location:
Incipient Canton of Border Keep (Barlow, Ohio)

Mountain Mayhem III

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Oyez, Oyez, You are cordially invited to a VERY informal event, Mountain Mayhem! There will be Fun, Mayhem, and Madness for all who attend. Yes, we will have fighting for both heavy and light! Yes, we will have an A&S showing and competition by populace choice! Yes, the kids will have lots to do! NEW this year, we will be having a BOX LUNCH auction. DO bring your cash, as this is a fund raising event for Caerthe's Incipient Canton of Readstan. Location:
Incipient Canton of Readstan (Littleton, Colorado)

SCA corporate announcement: Regarding Background Checks

Several Society-level officers have issued a joint statement concerning the plan to implement background checks for officers working with youth activities.

Feast of St. Bogdacious

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Come join the Barony of Axemoor for the Feast of St. Bogdacious. We will be having our traditional great sword tourney, a rapier tourney, Youth tourney, archery, and perhaps even cart races. Beware of the Heretics Dungeon. Join us for our many classes and excellent feast. We will be holding competition in calligraphy and illumination and an entertainer's competition. There will be a Fool's Parade and a Gaming Hall. Take part in the Pilgrimage to St. Bogdacious or spend the day accumulating tokens to use in our auction. With so much to do, you can't miss out on this fabulous event! Location:
Barony of Axemoor (Hattiesburg, Mississippi)

Mermaids Retreat XVI

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Mermaids Retreat XIV: 2007, Woodland Wars, The Ultimate Surf and Turf

Camp Sinawa
Valders, Wisconsin

Miss Mermaid Contest - Oyez! Oyez! All fair maids! Take a chance and be crowned Miss Mermaid 2007 Any maid or matron (or if you attempt to look like one) may enter. Be aware that mermaids, being magical creatures, may be seen on land with actual legs! Therefore, a tail is not a requirement Please be adorned in some manner that will make the judges think "huh..a mermaid might wear that" Location:
Shire of Turm an dem See (Valders, Wisconsin)

Encampment at the Castle VII

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Encampment at the Castle VII June 22, 23, & 24, 2007 at The Mansfield Reformatory

The Mansfield Reformatory
100 Reformatory Road
Mansfield, Ohio 44905
419-522-2644

Pre-register with the Event Steward by June 15, 2007:
$9.00 per adult for the weekend (Max $27 per family)
$6.00 per adult Saturday only
Ages 6 to 13 half price
5 and under - free
A $3.00 surcharge applies to all adult non-member admissions Location:
Marche of Three Towers (Mansfield, Ohio)

A Kid in King Roak’s Court

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The Barony of Rising Waters is pleased to introduce the fourth Annual Children’s Fair in Ealdormere “A Kid in King Roak’s Court” Saturday, March 31, 2007, A.S. XL

Trinity United Church Hall
15 Pine Street S, Thorold, ON
L2V 3L1

Site opens: 9:00 a.m., Site Closes: 10:00 p.m.
By choice the event will be Dry.
No pets allowed - working animals only.

Site Only Fees: Location:
Barony of Rising Waters (Thorold, Ontario)

Fools' War

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Follow the call of the doumbeks and direct your camel towards the desert lands! Raid the Kasbah, battle for Megiddo, or assume the powers of Egyptian deities in our Friday tournament. Enjoy rapier fighting, equestrian activities, youth combat, children's activities, archery, live weapons, classes, shopping, a scavenger hunt, multiple nights of various revels, and much more!

Site: Lake Tobesofkee Recreation Area, Sandy Beach Park Location:
Shire of Tir Briste (Macon, Georgia)

Pennsic XXXVI

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From Pennsic.net: Pennsic War is a two week long (17 day) event lasting from the last weekend in July through the second weekend in August.

http://www.pennsicwar.org/penn36/index.html Location:
(Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania)

Trimaris Memorial Tourney

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You are invited to witness a Grand Tournament to select Heirs to their Royal Majesties by Right of Arms! There will also be the Champion of Trimaris Lysts, Rapier Lysts, Archery Competition, Poet Laureate Competition, Children's Activities, and much, much more!

4H Camp Ocala
18533 Nfs 535
Site Opens at 4:00 pm Friday and Closes at 11:00 am Monday
Registration opens with site & closes 3:00 pm Sunday Location:
Barony of An Crosaire (Altoona, Florida)

Quest For Camelot

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The Kingdom of Northshield and The Shire of Schattentor invite you to Quest For Camelot May 17-20, 2007 at the Nemo Guest Ranch in Nemo S.D.

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.

Activities: include light & heavy weapons, thrown weapons, archery, Location:
Shire of Schattentor (Nemo, South Dakota)

Lady Mary Memorial Tournament

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Please join us for a full day of epic battles and arts. Tournaments will be held for Heavy Weapons, Youth Combat, Archery, Thrown Weapons and Fencing. List table is open at 10am – 11:30 am; Inspections will start at 10am sharp. All tournaments will commence after procession. There will be no authorizations due to the prestigious nature of the event. No mundane items visible with armor. The Sarnac Memorial Youth Combat Tournament will be a must see, as our youth combat in memory of our dear friend. Feel free to join in a dance, wander through the merchants or join in our A&S competition. A&S will be an Location:
Barony of Rising Waters (Fort Erie, Ontario)

Heatherwyne March Hare

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Join children of all ages as Heatherwyne hosts the annual March Hare Event for the Children of Caid. The day’s merriment includes an Egg Hunt, Youth Combat, spring craft, Raffle table and a Leprechaun chase. The wee folk are about, this St. Patrick’s Day, and the stories of Irish folklore will be told. The best use of the “wearing o’the green” garb will be awarded. The March Hare himself will hop in to bringing joy to one and all. Location:
Heatherwyne (La Verne, California)

Gallow Games - Carnivale

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The Shire of Crystal Crags cordially invites you to come celebrate the survival of winter and the coming of spring as we host a weekend of fun games and merriment as we transform Castle Silver Oak into a medieval Carnivale.

Our entire Shire is stepping up to offer many different games and competitions: Sponge catapults, darts, human chess and checkers, roving rapier, dice and card games, ring toss, coin toss, archery, chariot boffer jousting, caber toss for adults and smalls, boffer fighting, stone throw, and oh so many more! Location:
Shire of Crystal Crags (Columbia Falls, Montana)

Winter's Gate Irish Revel

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Hear ye! Hear ye! Come one, come all to revel in the splendors of Ireland on our great day of heritage. We invite you all to cast off the cold and dreary white of winter and enjoy the succulent greens of soon-to-arrive spring. The hearth will be warm and fighting will commence before we can all sit down to feast on whatever is left after the table top siege is done. That's right; build and bring your own tabletop (food) siege weapons, decorated either in the style of the Irish defenders or the invading English, Scotts, or Vikings. Remember that the food fight will be held with Location:
Shire of Winter's Gate (North Pole, Alaska)

Compleat Anachronist seeking youth-related articles

Tonwen ferch Gruffudd Aur, editor, of The Compleat Anachronist is looking for material "geared towards basic skills and projects that are suitable for kids, about 9-13 years."

Irish Feast & Ithra

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On April 7th, the Shire of Rivers Bend and the University of Ithra invite you to Irish Feast & Ithra!! This event will be held at Shekinah Christian Center in Longview, WA. Irish Feast & Ithra has a pirate theme this year!

Bardic, A&S competitions, and children's equestrian activities will also be performed throughout the day. For the most up to date event information, please go to the Shire website: Location:
Shire of Rivers Bend (Longview, Washington)

Meridian Maneuvers

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Meridian Maneuvers February 23-25, 2007 at The Parks at Chehaw, Albany, GA

Reservations:
Lady Birna de Gourdon
Barbara Gagnon
blgagnon@bellsouth.net

Feast space will be available by reservation only and will be limited to 100 seats. Contact the Autocrat:
Lady Maegwynn Attewode
Megan Byrnes
jbyrnes@bellsouth.net Location:
(Albany, Georgia)

Sapphire Joust VIII

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The event will be held at Tom Scott Park in Amelia County. Alcohol is permitted. This event will be run liken to Pennsic: i.e. A camping event with tents and pavilions in which all activities will take place. There will be shower area provided, but there is no ability to run water to all private camps.

Activities:

  • Armored Fighting
  • Rapier
  • Archery
  • Thrown Weapons
  • A&S Displays and Competitions Location:
    Barony of Caer Mear (Amelia Court House, Virginia)

A Day of Game(s)

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The Dominion of Myrkfaelinn extends an invitation to one and all to visit us for a day of game(s). There will be a variety of medieval board games for all to learn and play including the wee ones. There will be heavy fighting, boffers, and fencing (if we get a marshal). Also there will be some game to eat! Heavy fighting will take place at our wonderful indoor location, though the marshal might move some activities outdoors, weather permitting. There will be children's activities, dancing for all and a prize for whomever plays the most different games during the day (fighting/fencing does count)! Location:
Dominion of Myrkfaelinn (Ithaca, New York)

Youth combat at Estrella War

Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Deputy for Internal Publicity for Estrella War XXIII, has posted an announcement regarding Youth Combat at the upcoming Estrella War.

"Penfeathers" seeks young SCA authors

Yves de Fortanier, editor of Penfeathers, a quarterly periodical produced in the Kingdom of Meridies, is looking for material written by children in the SCA.

Northshield Tournament of Chivalry

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The Canton of Coille Stoirmeil and The Barony of Jararvellir Present: A Tournament Of Chivalry February 3, 2007 at Tomah Recreation Park, Butts Ave., Tomah WI 54660

Site opens at AM, Closes at 10 PM
Boffer TOC, inspections begin at 10AM, fighting begins at 11AM
Rattan TOC, inspections begin at 11AM, fighting begins at NOON
A & S Display
Court and Feast after the TOC

Location:
Canton of Coille Stoirmeil (Tomah, Wisconsin)

"The Life and Times of Geoffrey Chaucer" workshop in Louisiana

On Saturday February 10, 2007 a free teacher workshop will be held at the Lafayette Public Library (Lafayette, Louisiana). Featured Speakers will include: SLU professor and History Department Chair Dr. William Robison, History Professor and Social Studies Education coordinator Charles Elliott, Acadiana Medieval Faire cast director Wade Heaton, and local early musician Patrick Brown.

Tournoi des Enfants

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This is an all-children's event. All activities are for children, or are in support of children. There will be Youth Combat, Youth Archery, Youth Thrown Weapons, and Youth Rapier (pending the final OK on the rules). There will be a Youth A&S competition. I am trying to work out space for lots of classes and activities. If there is need for support classes (i.e. classes for training of Ministers of Minors, training Youth Marshals, Page Academy, etc) I will try to supply space. Location:
Canton of Sudentorre (Richmond, Virginia)

War of the Roses Coronation Tournament

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The Coronation of His Highness Llywelyn Lorell of Shrewsbury & Her Highness Cadfael the Mordacious Unto the great Throne of Calontir For the enjoyment of Their Royal Majesties & to the honor of Their Royal Highnesses, the Shire of Oakheart presents: The War of the Roses Coronation Tournament March 24th, 2007

A great Warlord tournament, on two separate battlefields, will begin the days fighting to decide the leaders of the Lancaster & the York forces. All 17 WotR battles will then be fought to decide the wars’ victor. Historical notations will herald the beginning of each battle. Fighters sides will be chosen at random by lot {white or red rose stickers for their helm} – Unequal ranks & placement will be managed by the direction of The Marshals before the first battle begins. Location:
Shire of Oakheart (Strafford, Missouri)

Snowball Fight

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Welcome one and all to our Snowball Fight! Our event will be held at St John de LaSalle, 8469 Buffalo Ave Niagara Falls NY 14304.

We will have Fencing, Fighting and Youth Fighting. A youth fencing demo will be held as well. Showers are available to those who partake in our festivities. We will also be having our famous LaMans A&S competition, all supplies will be available on site to create your entry, everyone is welcome to enter! Location:
Canton of Beau Fleuve (Niagara Falls New York)

A Market Day A Birka

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The Barony of Stonemarche invites you to the XVIII annual Market Day at Birka. It will be held this year on January 26-27, 2007 at the Center of New Hampshire in Manchester, NH.

With last year's great success on Friday night, we will again open the Gates that evening from 7 – 10pm for check in. There will be shopping and a Pre-Revel then in addition to our usual Saturday schedule of events. Merchants, in the Exposition Center side, are offered the opportunity to open for business. Merchants, Friday is not required. Detailed information for merchants regarding this will be available on the web site (). Location:
Barony of Stonemarche (Manchester, New Hampshire)

Building a cardboard castle

Mr. McGroovy's website has plans to build a large, cardboard castle from refrigerator boxes. It's guaranteed to brighten the day of any SCAdian child!

Rumble in the Forest

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The Canton of Coille Stoirmeil is hosting Rumble in the Forest. As the Event Steward I'd like to invite y'all to join us to rump in da forest this Saturday, January 6. You all know me I made sure we had Fighting including melee for Rapier and Heavy! I heard that Heavy MIC (Hawthorn) probably have a game of sheep ball planned. With a fun and creative feast, you know us you never go hungry.

Rumble In The Forest on Jan. 6th, 2007, starting at 11:00 AM. Till 9:00 PM. Location:
Coille Stoirmeil (Wilton, Wisconsin)