[FALL COLLEGIUM CAIDIS 2000]

Course Catalog

ARCHERY BREWING AND COOKING COSTUME/TEXTILES GUEST LECTURER: Master Colin Severne
HEAVY WEAPONS/WAR COLLEGE HERALDRY HISTORY MISCELLANEA
MUSIC/PERFORMANCE NEEDLEWORK RAPIER SCRIBAL ARTS
SOCIETY SKILLS WAR COLLEGE OLDER CHILDREN AND TEENS YOUNG CHILDREN

ARCHERY

Rangemaster Class This is the basic rangemaster class required by all authorized archery rangemasters. Subjects to be covered include: layout of an archery range; range equipment; safety considerations; equipment restrictions; required forms; authorization of new archers; conduct of archery practices and archery tourneys.
Instructor: Lord Carolus von Eulenhorst
SAT 9-11:00 AM
Cost: $2.00
Construction of Continuous-Loop Bowstrings This is a hands-on class that will demonstrate the method of making continuous-loop bowstrings. Commercially purchased bowstrings cost $2.00 or more. They can easily be made for fifty cents at home. Students need to bring bow(s) that string(s) will be made for.
Instructor: Lord Carolus von Eulenhost
SAT 11- 1:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
In Chase of the Legend...An Exploration of the Robin Hood Legend Everyone knows the Robin Hood legend from movies or television or possibly even from poetry. In reality, did Robin Hood exist? Better yet, who was Robin Hood? A myth, son of a Saxon nobleman, or a disgruntled peasant from the time of King John? This class will discuss the history of archery in England during the middle ages as well as the locale and characters of the legend.
Instructor: Lord Kurt von Arriksleva
SAT 2 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $2.00

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BREWING AND COOKING

Use and Preservation of Cooking Herbs Easy methods of preserving and using herbs in vinegars and oils. What to look for when purchasing or harvesting herbs.
Instructor: Lady Ealasaid nyn Uilleim
SAT 9 - 11:00 AM
Cost: $2.00
Liqueurs, Cordials and Fermented Fruit How to make liqueurs and fermented fruit. This is a show and tell on how to make, bottle and present various liqueurs and fermented fruits. We will be tasting. Must be 21 years old.
IMPORTANT CHANGE: Due to site rules, there is NO alcohol permited on site. This class will be lecture only, with no tasting.
Instructor: Mistress Theresa of the White Griffin
SAT 11 - 1:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
# of Students: 20
Preparing a Royal Lunch Learn how to prepare lunch royally with pre-preparation. Find out who to contact and other important points to make your lunch pleasing to the eye as well as the palate.
Instructor: Lord Jamal Damien Marcus
SAT 2-4:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Intermediate Wine Making A 40-minute lecture on more advanced techniques. Discussion on specialty items will also be covered. The rest of the class is a question/answer period. Try to "stump" the Brewmaster.
Instructor: Master Timotheus Zacharia von Schloss Zwilling
SAT 4-6:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
# of Students: 35 MAX
How to Go to War in 48 Hours and Survive Equipment, menus, organization and procedures for a war kitchen to become mobile within 48 hours.
Instructor: L. Gwendolyn of Cairn Ryan and L. Halldor Skaptason
SUN 9 - 11:00 AM
Cost: $2.00
Introduction to Brewing Beer How to make good tasting beer the first time with the use of malt extract. Ingredients, equipment, laws, and beer styles will be covered.
Instructor: Lord Kurt von Arriksleva
SUN 11-1:00 PM
Cost: $2.00

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COSTUME/TEXTILES

Fabric Identification Detail of how to identify different types of fabric, from wool to cotton, linen, silk, and synthetics. Class will also show how to identify fabrics suitable for SCA use, drawing attention to period weaves, patterns (for damasks and brocades). We will briefly cover color choices. Students will learn to use pyrotechnic skill to discover fabric content and will leave class with a swatch book of fabrics.
Instructor: Mistress Maria Theresa Ipnarrieta
SAT 9-11:00 AM
Cost: $2.00
# of Students: 20
Russian Costume and Headwear Russian women's costume and headwear from the Scythians to Peter the Great: History, how to make it, appropriate materials, embroidery stitches, and millinery techniques. Students are encouraged to bring fabric samples and trim they like to use as well as pictures on which they would like advice. Class includes an extensive 50 page handout. Students need to bring fabric, trim and pictures.
Instructor: Liudmila Vladimirova doch'
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SAT 11 - 2:00 (4 hrs.)
Cost: $5.00
World Costume After the Fall of Constantinople A survey class covering world clothing in the mid to late 1400s. Class will briefly cover: Italian, Flemish, Germanic, English, Russian and Middle Eastern styles. Hint: This class may be useful in designing 12th Night garb.
Instructor: Baroness Brianna Je Nell Aislyn of Blue Shadows
Sat 4-6:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Queen Margarete's Dress - A Surviving Royal Costume Covers history, sewing techniques, the cloth used, and dating of garment. We will attempt a pattern making session as time permits. Students should bring paper, pins, scissors, pencil and cloth as desired.
Instructor: Lady Ingrid Gerdesdotter
SUN 9 - 11:00 A.M.
Cost: $2.00
Cotehardies and Houppelandes c. 1300-1500 This class will discuss male and female clothing in Northern Europe from c. 1300 - 1500. It will include a detailed explanation of underclothing, outer wear, accessories, hairstyles, and hats for both men and women. Numerous historical examples will be viewed to illustrate the variety of options available.
Instructor: Mistress Maria Theresa Ipenarrieta
SUN 11:00 - 1:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
# of Students: 20
Stalking the Green Brocade - How to Shop the L.A. Garment District Tips on making your day of shopping the LA garment (fabric!) district more enjoyable and productive. Tips for selecting SCA appropriate fabrics will also be covered.
Instructor: Rhiannon o Hafan Gath
Sun 11 - 1:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Swedish Fiber Arts This class will intersperse lecture with hands on use. Topics will include the interesting use of intasia work for making quilts, bed hangings as well as Flemish weaving.
Instructor: Lady Ingrid Gerdesdotter
SUN 2-4:00 PM
Cost: $2.00

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GUEST LECTURER - Master Colin Severne, Ansteorra

Basic Tablet Weaving This class is for beginners. It is useful to know right from left, black from white and forward from backward. The average beginner for this class will start with only a vague knowledge of how threads become fabrics, and will leave with a good start on tablet weaving, including a couple of inches woven narrow trim. Includes a brief historical survey with several basic techniques taught, including stripes, bars, checks and waves plus techniques for warping, binding on and off and finishing. Bring an inkle loom, if possible or other weaving frame.
Instructor: Master Colin Severne
SAT 9 - 11 AM
Cost: $15.00
# of Students: 10 MAX
Medieval/Renaissance Drawing This course will consist of a survey of the development of drawing technique through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, and a practicum of how to draw using Renaissance materials and techniques. Previous experience with drawing will, of course, be useful but is not required. Hopefully, a live model will sit for the class. Packet of supplies available for $8.00 fee. Students need to bring willow (vine), charcoal, several sheets of white drawing paper, beige, pink or blue paper, white chalk (pencil or stick), red chalk.
Instructor: Master Colin Severne
SAT 2 - 4 PM
Cost: $2.00
# of Students: 10 MAX
Advanced Tablet Weaving This class is for those who are already well-grounded in tablet weaving and want to move on to the fancy stuff. Mastery of basics such as tying on, warping up, turning the tablets, etc., will be assumed. Students finishing the beginning class should be in good shape for this one. Four advanced techniques will be covered using one warp: Egyptian diagonals, Double-Faced Double-Turn weaving, Icelandic double-cloth and brocade. See examples at http://www.weavershand.com/gallery10.html
Bring warp of 15 tablets threaded with fine cotton (ex: J&P Coats Knit-Cro-Sheen) w/ 2 adjacent threads (AB) warped in black and the other 2 (CD) warped in white; inkleloom; pre-warped tablets; disposable shuttle; contrast thread for brocading; quilting pins.
Instructor: Master Colin Severne
SUN 11 - 1 PM
Cost: $15.00
# of Students: 10 MAX
Italian Renaissance Men's Costume (L'Abito d'un Gentiluomo del Cinquecento) A survey with examples and question and answer. Garments will be displayed and available for examination but no hands-on work will be done. An info packet will be provided explaining basics of Italian gentlemen's costume, development from early to late Renaissance and some directions, hints, and suggestions on construction. If you have a favorite Italian Renaissance men's costume picture you want to analyze - bring it!
Instructor: Master Colin Severne
SUN 2 - 4 PM
Cost: $2.00

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HEAVY WEAPONS/WAR COLLEGE

(Also see WAR COLLEGE)

Field Practices and Weapons Training

This all day class will begin with a classroom lecture and move to outdoor training and hands-on demonstration of various weapons types and techniques. Bring armor and be ready for inspections. Call or email instructors for details. And you thought there was no fighting at Collegium! Bring armor and weapons.

The tentative schedule (As posted to the CAID-list) is as follows:

Armor Inspection
Pell Training (taught by his Majesty)
Offensive and Defensive Drills
Endurance Training
Fight-A-Knight (A chance to cross swords with the Knights on a one-on-one basis)

A brief break is planned while we discuss the melee and war rules and some individual tactics
Then, How to Receive and Deliver a Charge
How to use a Shield Wall
Learn to Make Good Tactical Decisions on the Fly
More (as time and energy allows)!

Instructor: Sir Malachia and Lord Gulliver
SAT 11 - 6:00 P.M. (or until everyone cries "Uncle," whichever comes first)
Cost: $2.00

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HERALDRY

Viking Names Viking Names and naming practices
Instructor: Master Eirikr
SAT 9-11:00 AM
Cost: $2.00
Herald's Introduction to Scrolls  
Instructor: THL Tomas Brownell and THL Agatha of Tintagel
SAT 11 - 1:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
College of Herald's Road Show For all levels: A mini-College of Heralds' meeting. Members of the CoH will process several name and device submissions. This is a demonstration of the process used in the monthly meetings of Heralds.
Instructor: Master Madawc ap Caradawc
SAT 2 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Blazon and Armorial Difference What make a point of difference when blazoning your arms? Come find out!
Instructor: Master James of the Lake
SAT 4 - 6:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Rolls of Arms The Crescent Herald will be covering rolls of arms from various time periods. Extensive slide show to demonstrate heraldry in period - mostly English and some German.
Instructor: Master Madawc ap Caradawc
SUN 9- 11:00 AM
Cost: $2.00
Heraldry by Bruce
CANCELLED
It's heraldry. It's Bruce. What more could you need to know?
Instructor: Master Bruce Draconarius of Mistholme
SUN 11 - 1:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Heraldic Regalia Proper forms of regalia worn by Heralds in period will be discussed.
Instructor: Master Eirikr
SUN 2-4:00 PM
Cost: $2.00

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HISTORY

Cup Of Wonder: The Heritage, History and Folklore of the Celts This is an exploration of the history, migrations, and philosophical and artistic heritage of the ancient Celts. Through tales and pictures, song and story, we'll uncover what legacies the Celts left for medieval civilization. This is a 4 hour class.
Instructor: Lord Jared Blayeaux
SAT 11AM - 1:00 PM and 2 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
A History of Chess The history of Chess is discussed with hands-on learning included for those interested in period chess.
Instructor: Baron Aldred
SAT 4PM - 6:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Hidden Lives: Middle Class Women of the Middle Ages and Renaissances This class is about the relationships of middle class women to the three authority figures governing their lives during the Middle Ages and Renaissance: husbands and fathers, government and business officials, and church leaders. What were these relationships truly like? This class also covers research techniques for finding the facts behind the stereotypes.
Instructor: Mistress Siobhan ni'Breoghan
SAT 4 - 6:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Astrolabe 101 This class will cover a brief history of the astrolabe, its construction, and use using Chaucer's treatise on the Astrolabe as the primary source. Bring your Brain!
Instructor: Iain Glic MacRobert
SUN 2 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $2.00

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MISCELLANEA

A Woodburned (Pyro-engraved) Medallion Learn the history and basics of wordburned art, also known as pyrography. Draw and burn your own device onto a slice of wood that can then be worn as a pendant. This is a four hour class.
Dress for woodworking (close fitting sleeves) and using woodburning tool. Bring woodburning tool that can be purchased at places like WalMart and craft stores, sandpaper and apron.
Instructor: THL Miriam Bas Levi
SAT 11 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $5.00
# of Students: 10 MAX
Basic Chip-Carving
CANCELLED
The fundamentals of how to sharpen a knife without cutting yourself badly. Along with teaching the basic techniques of project layout (which is drawing your own designs on the board) you will finally learn the basics in chip-carving and have some time to practice what you have learned.
Students must be 12 years or older to participate.
Instructor: Lord Alonzo
SUN 9-1 PM
Cost: $2.00
# of Students: 12 MAX

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MUSIC/PERFORMANCE

Good Grief! What do they mean by THAT? Do the words "organum," "isoryhthm," and "melisma" mean anything to you? Do your eyes glaze over when you hear that someone is going to perform a piece of "period music"? Have you always wanted to learn more about Medieval and Renaissance music, but the terms scared you? Have you ever wanted to see two music laurels make complete fools of themselves for two hours? If your answers are "no, yes, yes, and of course" then come and see what the hype is all about. Note: Be prepared for "audience participation."
Instructors: Mistress Finella Harper and Mistress Moira ni Bhardain
SAT 9 - 11:00 AM
Cost: $2.00
Medieval Music on a Stick The earliest of music like you've never heard it before! Come see why plainchant isn't so plain, and sacred music isn't always stuffy. We'll survey Western music from the earliest hymns to the rise of the Renaissance, with brief detours to areas outside core traditions. Without getting too technical, we'll look at what makes medieval music sound different so that you know what to listen for, and what makes Western music Western. To help bridge the gap, we'll be listening to some peculiarly medieval techniques in today's popular music. Bring your ears, a doodle pad, a sense of humor, and some quiet snacks.
Instructor: Perrin Ghelinx
SAT 11 - 1:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Elizabethan Theater An overview of the Elizabethan Theater, including stage construction, props, costume, and acting practices and theatrical conventions. The class will also include a section on documenting performance pieces from this period. Handouts will include an outline and bibliography.
Instructor: Mistress Siobhan ni Breoghan
SAT 2 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Vocal Music of the Medieval and Renaissance Eras This is an overview of the major composers and the many types and styles of vocal music throughout the SCA period of interest. The class will include listening examples.
Instructor: Beorn of the Northern Sea
SAT 4 - 6:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Phoenix Players (Advanced Instrumental Consort) If you read music and play an instrument, we want you! Bring a music stand and your instrument and prepare to have a good time. Please note: students must be able to sight read and should have an instrument that blends well in a group setting. For advance copies of music, contact Mistress Finella - in CP Regnum/Ars Caidis.
Instructor: Mistress Finella Harper
SUN 9 - 11:00 AM
Cost: $2.00
Beginning Harp This class will include a short history of the harp as well as an overview of basic music theory. No prior experience is required. Students will need to bring a harp if they have one. A few loaner instruments will be available.
Instructor: Baroness Theresia diu Haprfaerin
SUN 11 - 1:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Period Vocal Performance Practice for the Singer This class will provide an overview of period vocal techniques as well as an opportunity for "hands on experience." There will be listening examples and students should come prepared to sing!
Instructor: Beorn of the Northern Sea
SUN 2 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $2.00

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NEEDLEWORK

(Also see "GUEST LECTURER - Master Colin Severne, Ansteorra" for more fiber arts classes.)

Tristsom - Swedish Embroidery
CANCELLED
Overview of historical use, technique, colors, supplies, etc. No experience needed.
Instructor: Lady Ingrid Gerdesdotter
SAT 9 - 11:00 AM
Cost: $3.00
Intro to CardWeaving Basic hands-on class covering history of CardWeaving, beginning a project using backstrap loom. Contact instructor re ordering cards from GreenDuck.
CardWeaving Cards. Bring any cardweaver supplies you may have.
Instructor: Mary Isabel of Heatherstone
SAT 11AM - 1:00 PM
Cost: $TBA
# of Students: 10 MAX
Lucet Cordmaking: From bodice Ties to Frogs Absolutely no prior experience at anything required. Students will learn to use lucet to make cording, which can be used for bodice ties, drawstrings, trim, frogs, etc. Class cost covers a simple lucet and enough yarn to keep you happy with your new toy.
Instructor: Mistress Lynnette de Sandoval del Valle de los Unicornios
SAT 2 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $10.00
# of Students: 15 MAX
Lucet Cordmaking for Children This class is for children 6 and up (this is NOT a babysitting service). Absolutely no prior experience at anything required. Learn to use lucet to make cord for bodice ties, drawstrings, trim, frogs, etc. Class covers cost of lucet and yarn.
Instructor: Mistress Lynette de Sandoval del Valle de los Unicornios
SAT 4 - 6:00 PM
Cost: $10.00
# of Students: 6 CHILDREN MAX
Spin-In A day long hands-on, drop by when you have time spin-a-thon. We will spin and talk about problems, suggestions, tips, etc. This class is going all day on Saturday so just drop by when you can! Bring any needlework, spinning you may have to work on
Instructor: Thea Northernridge
SAT - All day
Cost: $2.00

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RAPIER

Rapier Combat Marshaling This class is REQUIRED to become a warranted Rapier Marshal in Caid. We will cover such topics as: safety on and off the field, rules of the lists, armor requirements and weapon specifications. Anyone interested in any facet of rapier combat is encouraged to attend. You do not have to be an authorized fighter to become a marshal. Bring $2 for Marshal handbook.
Bring armor and rapier equipment.
Instructor: Dona Arabella
SAT 11AM - 1:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Rapier Combat 101: Introduction and Practice Rapier Combat in the SCA and Caid. We will discuss form, technique, and the requirements for participation: armor; blades, etc. There will be equipment available to try your hand at. Men must bring and wear groin protection. Ladies must have extra padding for breast protection. Loaner gear available. Minimum age 16 with parent waiver. Bring $2.00 for Marshal handbook.
Bring armor, rapier gear and protection
Instructor: Dona Arabella
SAT 2 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $2.00

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SCRIBAL ARTS

Gilding for Illumination Hands on workshop in using gold leaf to illuminate our scrolls and manuscripts. Various types of gesso and papers/vellum will be compared for results. Contact instructor about supplies to bring. This is a four hour class - Be sure to dress for doing gilding.
Instructor: Tetchubah of Greenlake
SAT 2 - 6:00 PM
Cost: $TBA - contact instructor
# of Students: 15 MAX
Scribal Workshop All day hands-on calligraphy and illumination. All are welcome to work on scrolls for those deserving souls who have earned them. Contact the Scribe Armarius for details.
Instructor: James Andrew Mac Allister, Scribe Armarius
SUN 9 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $2.00

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SOCIETY SKILLS

Branch Seneschal Basics Overview of the Seneschals' Handbook. What is required of the officer and ideas and suggestions for those already in office. Suggestions on how to organize yourself, and conduct a business meeting. We'll close with a group discussion. Handbook will be available for purchase.
Instructor: Lord Rowen Killian (CHANGE)
SAT 9 - 11:00 AM
Cost: $2.00
Chirurgeon 101 - What A Chirurgeon Does Basic introduction to the chirurgeonate, designed for the individual who is contemplating becoming a chirurgeon, or is curious as to what chirurgeons do. Handouts and mini-pocket first aid kit provided.
Instructor: Lord Padraig o Connell
SAT 9- 11:00 AM
Cost: $5.00
# of Students: 15 MAX
Intro To The Constabulary 101 This is the required course to complete the Constable-In-training (CIT) and become a Constable of Caid. We will discuss the issues of today with regards to the security and safety of the kingdom and its populace.
Instructor: L. Rowen Killian and Constabulary staff
SAT 11 - 1:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Agh! A Pointy Hat! Geared for the newer SCA member, or for those who've only recently begun to care. Will go over basic SCA manners and deportment at tourney and court events, what to do if the Royals show up at your event, and how to tell the difference between a Duke, a Count, a Knight and a Hey You.
Instructor: Elana Blakefenn
SAT 11 - 1:00 PM
Cost: $3.00
SCA Tournament Combat Areas: Planning and Execution A mid-level class covering the factors involved in planning Combat Erics for Tourneys, location of erics and the audience. How to integrate safety features without interfering with fighter, staff or audience movements. The class will include several techniques to speed the layout, erection of, modification of, and breakdown of combat erics.
Instructor: Baron Aldred
SAT 11 - 1:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
# of Students: 25
Running a Lists Office This class will cover the NEW LISTS HANDBOOK, how to organize and run Lists, how to meet the SCA Inc. requirements regarding site waivers, how to organize and run a territorial Lists office, mandatory reports and paperwork requirements. This is a 4 hour class.
Instructor: Mistress Melasandra and List Staff
SAT 2 - 6:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Basic Training for Combat Field Workers A basic level class aimed at persons who want to learn to be marshals, field heralds, list pages, medics and water bearers. The class will cover the elements of each job, interactions between the various jobs that support the combat field, how they help each other, safety principles, specialized vocabulary and where to go for further training.
Instructor: Baron Aldred
SAT 2 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
# of Students: 20
Autocrating Kingdom Events This course will discuss some basics of autocrating as well as specifics relevant to Kingdom events. Specific kingdom events and their special requirements will be discussed.
Instructor: Countess Leonora Morgana
SAT 4 - 6:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
SCA Peerage Roundtable What is a Peer in the SCA? What are the Laurel and Pelican Charters? What are the rights and responsibilities of peers in the SCA? If you have ever wondered about these and other questions, come talk to people - Peers and non-Peers alike - about Peerage in the SCA. This is a question-driven class that hopes to dispel some of the mysteries.
Instructor: Sir Ciaran (CHANGE)
SAT 4 - 6:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Teaching at Collegium and The Regent System Hour one is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED for anyone wishing to teach a class at Collegium in the future. We will cover how, when and to whom you submit class proposals. We will also cover the Regent system and process. There will be Q&A. The second hour will be for Collegium Regents. Any regent not teaching from 4 - 6 Sat. is required to attend. Propective teachers may wish to stay and learn more about the regent system. We will discuss future Collegiums.
Instructor: Eileen O'Kitspa and Hydyr ferch Caradoc
SAT 4 - 6:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Financial Committee Roundtable This is a roundtable discussion for all members of a political group's financial committee. The attendees should be seneschals, exchequers, and the Baron and Baroness. Also anyone interested in such matters is invited to attend. There will be discussion on policy, budgeting, communications, and overall effectiveness of the financial committee.
Instructors: THL Asgerder Audsdottir, Kingdom Exchequer and Lord Rowen Killian, Kingdom Seneschal
SAT 4 - 6:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Marshal's Warranting Class This is the mandatory Marshal's Warranting Class. To be a warranted marshal in Caid you must attend this class. The Marshal's Handbook is available for a fee.
Instructors: Iarll John and Baron Aldred
Sun 9 - 1:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Presentations Guidelines for making presentations at court.
Instructor: Duchess Ceinwen ferch Rhys
SUN 9- 11:00 AM
Cost: $2.00
Basic Exchequery This class is for those interested in becoming the Exchequer for a barony/shire/canton who lack basic bookkeeping experience or knowledge. NOT REQUIRED if you have a bookkeeping or accounting background. The basics of double entry bookkeeping, accounting for your cash, assembling basic reports.
Instructor: THL Asgerdr Audsdottir
SUN 9- 11:00 AM
Cost: $2.00
Accounting in the SCA Covers financial policies and procedures for the SCA in general, for Caid in particular. Reporting requirements, expense policies, other interesting topics will be covered. Highly recommended for anyone wanting to be warranted as an exchequer in Caid.
Instructor: THL Asgerdr Audsdottir
SUN 11 - 1:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
How to Survive Your First Year in the SCA This is a class for people new to the SCA who want information on how to survive their first year in the Society. It will cover topics such as: activities available in the SCA, what to expect, what to bring to an event, how to get involved, making/finding garb or armor, how to get started fighting, where to find information, becoming a member, households, politics and much MORE!
Instructor: Lady Anna Grace MacKenna
SUN 11AM - 1:00PM
Cost: $2.00
What They Say About Us: Academic studies of the SCA
CANCELLED
This is a lecture style class that will present the claims, theories and 'findings' various academics have made regarding the Society for Creative Anachronism. The teacher is currently conducting an ethnographic study of the SCA for his Ph.D. dissertation at UC Irvine. This is not, however, his primary involvement with the SCA. Those concerned with the public perception of our Society should find the class of great interest. The lecture will be followed by a roundtable discussion.
Instructor: Anselm the Bald
SUN 2 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
So You Want To Be An Autocrat Geared for those poor souls who made the mistake of going to the bathroom during a meeting, and found they were autocrating their group's next event. Will go over basics of site requirements, event ideas, SCA law, scheduling, delegating and the "OH S**T" factor.
Instructor: Elana Blakefenn
SUN 2 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $2.00

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WAR COLLEGE

(Also see HEAVY WEAPONS/WAR COLLEGE, and "How to Go to War in 48 Hours and Survive.")

Combat Archery Overview A review of the recently revised SCA level rules and current Kingdom conventions covering use of missiles in SCA combat, with an emphasis on heavy combat archery. There will be a demonstration of how to construct a fiberglass combat arrow/bolt as used in Caid. (Optional: materials will be available to build a bolt/arrow during class for $3 per arrow.)
Instructor: Morgan Fellwalker
Sun 9 - 11 AM
Cost: $2.00
Artillery Tactics for the SCA Battlefield This course explores the tactical uses of heavy (siege) and light artillery in SCA warfare. A brief overview of kingdom rules for siege weapons.
Instructor: Caidan Royal Artillery Corps
Sun 11-1 PM
Cost: $2.00
Building The Better Shieldwall This class will cover war band strategies and the tactics for developing and maintaining a heavy shieldwall unit.
Instructor: Master Peter of Dun Calma and Lord Guliver Blackrune
SUN 2 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $2.00

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OLDER CHILDREN AND TEENS

** The following classes are for third grade and up through teens.

Excaliber! Make a Wooden Sword Explore the legend of King Arthur and his Excaliber sword in this hands-on class. Create a jeweled sword of your own. Hand stitch a scabbard. We will sand, glue, cut and sew. Must attend all four hours.
Instructor: Aelfwyn Wodende
SAT 9-11 AM and SAT 2 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $3.00
# of Students: 12 MAX
Musical Theater for Children - Part 1 Production of a musical play in two parts. Class is four hours: must participate in both classes. Class meets on both Saturday and Sunday at the same time. Bring instruments, if play one.
Instructor: Lizaveta Lebedskaya
SAT 9 - 11:00 AM AND SUN 9 - 11 AM
Cost: $5.00
# of Students: minimum 5
Acorn Banner Making for ages 12 and Up Teens will be helping to make the banners for the Ministry of Children, using felt, glue and acrylic paint. If enough banners are made, one will be given to each barony to represent the Children's Ministry. Dress prepared to glue, etc.
Instructor: Thl Chretienne Angele De Courtenay
Sat 9 - 1:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Feasting for Kids Discover the food from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance that your kids will eat! Big kids, little kids and adults are invited. There will be discussion and snacks.
Instructor: THL Selene Colfax
SAT 11 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost: $3.00
Lucet Cordmaking for Children See Needlework class description for Children's Lucet Cord Making
Beginning English Country Dance for Children We will be learning the basic steps, calls and patterns for many of the English country dances done regularly in Caid. Dancing for children 6 and up - wear comfortable shoes.
Instructor: THL Berengere d'Acre
SAT 4 - 6:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Medieval Jeopardy Game Come and test your knowledge of life in these Current Middle Ages known to us as the SCA. For instance, how does a person become a duke? Where would you wear a gauntlet? Don't miss the fun and PRIZES!
Instructor: Mistress Aelfwyn Wodende
SUN 9 - 11:00 AM
Cost: $2.00
# of Students: 12 MAX
Musical Theater for Children - Part 2 See Musical Theater for Children - Part 1
SUN 9 - 11
Celtic Art Painting Calling all artists, age 7 and up! Here is your chance to illuminate a treasure or keepsake box with colorful Celtic beasts and twisted knots. Work freehand or with paper transfer and stencils. Decorate your wooden box using acrylic paint. Preregister to guarantee a box to paint. Bring a smock to paint in.
Instructor: Aelfwyn Wodende
SUN 11 - 1:00 P.M.
Cost: $7.00
# of Students: 8 MAX
SCA Names for Kids This class will help younger SCA members make up SCA names to submit to the College of Heralds.
Instructor: THL Selene Colfox
SUN 2 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Sewing a Pouch We will be making a basic cloth pouch. Students should be old enough to handle scissors and do a straight stitch with a needle and thread.
Instructor: Lady Ann Travers of Amberlye
SUN 2 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
# of Students: 10 MAX

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YOUNG CHILDREN

** Note: Young Children's Classes are for very young children up to about the second grade. Children need to be able to follow directions and use scissors by themselves or be accompanied by an adult. THIS IS NOT A BABYSITTING SERVICE. Anyone interested in getting ideas for playing with/teaching SCA children is more than welcome to attend.

Fabric Arts Children will learn very beginning needlework skills. Children must be old enough to work with real needles and scissors AND have at least a half hour attention span.
Instructor: Beth Carpenter of Rye
SAT 9-11:00 AM
Cost: $2.00
Chronicling/Games Essentially a story hour with snacks. Children must have enough attention span to sit still and listen; and be responsive enough to participate in word games; OR a parent may attend with a smaller child.
Instructor: Beth Carpenter of Rye
SAT 11 - 1:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Theater Arts Children will invent and produce a puppet show, including making some simple puppets. Children must be old enough to cut well.
Instructor: Beth Carpenter of Rye
SAT 2 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $2.00
Paperlore We will explore early printing, using rubber stamps to simulate block printing. Children should be old enough to cut with scissor, follow directions, and have a half hour attention span.
Instructor: Beth Carpenter of Rye
SAT 4 - 6:00 PM
Cost: $2.00

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