[COLLEGIUM CAIDIS FALL 2002]

Course Catalog

COOKING / BREWING COSTUME DANCE
FIBER ARTS / EMBROIDERY GUEST INSTRUCTOR HERALDRY
HISTORY LIGHT WEAPONS MISCELLANEA
MUSIC / THEATER RAPIER RUSSIAN
SCA OFFICES SCRIBAL ARTS SOCIETY SKILLS
YOUTH CLASSES: OLDER CHILDREN AND TEENS

GUEST INSTRUCTOR: Mistress Gunnvor, The Viking Answer Lady

Viking 101 So you want to be a Viking? This class will provide a starting point for developing a Viking persona, and will provide bibliographies and other useful information to help you further develop your Viking self.
Instructor: Mistress Gunnvor
Sat 9 - 11
Viking Food An overview of the evidence for foods available in the Viking Age, how the preferred types of foods impacted the culture, and some sample reconstructed recipes.
Instructor: Mistress Gunnvor
Sat 11 - 1
Bone, Antler and Horn An introduction to working with skeletal materials, safety issues, tools, plus a beginning overview of the types of medieval artifacts made in these materials.
Instructor: Mistress Gunnvor
Sat 2 - 4
Wood Carving and Woodcrafting in the Viking Age An examination of evidence from the Viking Age for wooden artifacts, wood types in use, carved items and some furniture.
Instructor: Mistress Gunnvor
Sat 4 - 6
Women and Magic in the Sagas Seiðr and Spá - a beginning look at the mentions of women and womens' magical activities in Old Norse literature.
Instructor: Mistress Gunnvor
Sun 9 - 11
Holmgang and Einvigi: the Dual in the Viking Age  
Instructor: Mistress Gunnvor
Sun 11 - 1
Viking Arms and Armor Evidence for actual Viking Age Scandinavia armor is quite scarce, and that of weapons only slightly less so. Take a look at some of the discoveries that have been made, and some evidence from other Northern European cultures of the same time period.
Instructor: Mistress Gunnvor
Sun 2 - 4

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COOKING / BREWING

Cordials, Liqueurs and Fermented Fruit This is a show & tell on how to make, bottle, and present various liqueurs, cordials and fermented fruit. We will be tasting so you must be over 21 years of age to take to class.
Instructor: Therese of the White Griffin
Sat 2 - 4
Early Period Foods
CANCELLED
Focus will be foods available during 10th to the 13th century in Western Europe. Native foods and imports.
Instructor: Christina Ebonstein
Sun 2 - 4
Herbal Roundtable Bring your herbal wisdom, extra plants and clippings, favorite herbal reference material, plant propagation problems to the herbal roundtable. Begin your journey to the SCA Cadfael.
Instructor: Ealasaid nyn Uilleim
Sat 4 - 6
How to Make Vinegars Vinegar has been used in food and drink from the most ancient of times. Learn to make your own vinegar from cider, wine or beer. Each student will go home with an active mother of vinegar.
Instructors: Donal O'Brien
Sat 9 - 11
How Your Brews are Judged The Kingdom Brewers guild has specific guidelines and characteristics they look for when judging wines, vinegars, liqueurs, cordials, beers, fermented fruit and other brews. Discover what, how and why scores are achieved. Learn how to boost your scores with ease.
Instructor: Therese of the White Griffin
Sat 11 - 1
Introduction to Whole Grain Brewing  
Instructor: Lady Damaris from Ansteorra
Sat 4 - 6
Introductory Mead Making  
Instructor: Lady Damaris from Ansteorra
Sun 2 - 4
Making Beer Using Malt Extract How to make Good tasting beer using malt extract. Ingredients, equipment, laws and brewing styles will be covered.
Instructor: Kurt von Arridsleva
Sun 11 - 1
Sources, Recipes and Redactions for Brewing  
Instructor: Lady Damaris from Ansteorra
Sun 9 - 11

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COSTUME

Early Period Tunics Overview of early styles of tunics. Will discuss the basics of layout and construction, including how to measure and make a basic pattern, sew, and finish.
Instructor: Brianna Je Nell Aislynn
Sat 4 - 6
Early 16th Century German Women's Clothing An overview of the styles, pattern and techniques involved in female dress for this period.
Instructor: Ghislaine d'Auxerre
Sat 2 - 4
TIME CHANGE
Handsewing Contruction Techniques This class will describe techniques for sewing period seams, seam finishing, and hems. We will practice basic stitches and seam types. Bring - needles, thread, scissors, wool or linen fabric, and thimble if you use it.
Instructor: Juliana von Schutzhundleim
Sat 11 - 1
Men's Landsknect Costume This class is an overview of German Soldier's costume of the early 16th c. Styles, materials and construction methods will be discussed.
Instructor:
Sat 9 - 11
TIME CHANGE
Period Clothes from Modern Commercial Sewing pattern Review The Big Three sewing pattern companies continue to release more historically-influenced costume patterns. Jo-Ann's regularly discounts these patterns. Are any worth buying? Are some better than others? How can they be changed to produce a more period effect? This class will review pre-17th C patterns currently available in the catalogues. The instructor will also attempt to advise on any patterns the students bring to class.
Instructor: Angelina Nicollette de Beaumont
Sat 2 - 4

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DANCE

Arbeau's Basse Dance (I Will Give You Joy) Both the music an steps for this basse dance are recorded in Arbeau's Orchesography (16th c). The four reoccurring steps of the basse are arranged into a complex pattern beautiful to watch and delightful to dance. Due to the alternating pattern, different learning styles will be explored during the class. Participants are expected to be familiar with basic pavanne steps and dance patterns. Knowledge of Italkian dance is beneficial although not required. Wear comfortable clothes and suitable shoes for dancing (No sneakers or sandals). Dancers will need to be able to flex their foot. Handouts will be provided.
Instructor: Robynne the Grey
Sun 9 - 11
# of Students: 20 MAX
The End of a Revel Have you ever taken a "surviving a Revel" class? Well those classes never quite have enough time to get to the dances done at the end of the evening. So, come join me for Goddesses, John Tallow's Canon, Korobushka and more! While some of these are out of period by varying degrees they are in the period styles and are commonly found at dance events.
Instructor: Thomas Brownwell
Sat 2 - 4
# of Students: 4 MIN
English Country Dance (Intermediate) - The Seldom Seen This is an intermediate class, so all participants are expected to know basic calls and figures. We will be doing Merry, Merry Milkmaids, Cuckolds All-in-a-Row, Beggar Boy, Newcastle and Lull Me Beyond Thee. If time remains we'll finish with Dove's Figary and The Boatman. Dansons nous! Students should wear comfortable clothing and shoes.
Instructor: Berengere D'Acre
Sat 11 - 1
# of Students: 6 MIN, 14 MAX
Italian Dance (Beginning): Spagnoletta for Three Spagnoletta for Three is a beginning Italian dance for sets of 2 men and 1 woman or 2 women and 1 man. The students will learn basic Italian steps and patterns and by the end of the class they will be able to do this dance. This class is for beginning, intermediate and advanced dancers. Comfortable clothes and shoes.
Instructor: Li Kuang Chi
Sat 4 - 6
# of Students: 8 MIN, 24 MAX
Middle Eastern Dance; Romp of the Romani Learn basic belly dance moves. Class will touch on tips for outfitting and performances at campfires and other venues within the SCA setting. Students should wear something loose and comfortable.
Instructor: Faizeh al-Zarqa
Sat 4 - 6
Scottish Country Dance Beginning and Intermediate Scottish Country Dances. Very active,aerobic class. Children under 14 must bring an adult dance partner. Students should wear soft, flat-soled shoes; No heels, no boots (so you can point your toes).
Instructor: Kastagir
Sun 11 - 4
Surviving a Revel on Two Left Feet Learn the basic dances commonly found at all Caidan revels. Time permitting, dances will include: Caidan Measure, Calafian Bransle, Hole in the Wall, Manshaft Pavanne, Bransle Official. Students should wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
Instructor: Ghislaine d'Auxerre
Sat 9 - 11
WATCH FOR POSSIBLE TIME CHANGE
# of Students: 4 MIN, 20 MAX

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FIBER ARTS / EMBROIDERY

Bayeaux Tapestry stitch Learn the easy stitch that the Normans used to cover yards of fabric with exciting designs! Part of an embroidery series designed to either fill a sampler or make a sampler book. Bring your favorite embroidery supplies.
Instructor: Richenda Elizabeth Coffin
Sun 2 - 4
# of Students: 10 MAX
Drop Spindle, Beginning Ever wondered how they made all thread, yarn, cord, rope, and cloth for 20,000+ years before the spinning wheel? Learn the rudiments of how to get started for the first time on a drop spindle, which spindles were from which areas of the world, how to make a spindle from scratch, and the basics of spinning wool. Bring your own spindle, borrow one at class, or make one in class. (Handouts available with instructions.) Bring a drop spindle.
Instructor: Eilidh Swann Stralachlan
Sat 9 - 11
# of Students: 8 MAX
Drop Spindle, Next-Step (Beginning) Wonder what to do with all that yarn you just spun? Learn about plying, setting the twist, wrapping a skein, making a center-pull ball, and otherwise using all those new yarns and threads you just created. Other essential spinning tools will be examined and played with such as a niddy-noddy, nostepiner, cards, combs. Learn to prep other fibers, branching out past wool. Bring a drop spindle.
Instructor: Eilidh Swann Stralachlan
Sat 11 - 1
# of Students: 8 MAX
Embroidery, Beginning Learn basic embroidery stitches, including satin stitch, stem stitch, split stitch, and others, time permitting. Brief discussion of uses of each stitch. Student will go home with a sampler started. embroidery materials provided; bring note taking materials, scissors, and your favorite embroidery hoop if you have one. No experience necessary.
Instructor: Richenda Elizabeth Coffin
Sun 11 - 1
Handwoven Glittery Trim: Brocaded Tablet Weaving - Master Class Learn to weave spectacular period metallic trim. This is an easy technique that requires patience and the ability to carefully follow a graphed chart; some familiarity with tablet weaving is assumed. The class will be given a handout of graphed patterns from archaeological finds ranging from 9th Century Birka to 15th Century finds in France, Germany and England. Students should bring an inkle loom, warped with 25 - 4 hole cards (use only one color), two flat shuttles, one of warp thread and one of metallic thread.
Instructor: Ciorstan MacAmhlaidh
Sat 4 - 6
# of Students: 10 MAX
Spring into Sprang This is a beginning level class. Learn the basic techniques for making sprang bags, caps, and other stretchy items. Sprang is a twined techniques that creates a period form of elastic, still popular in Scandinavia and the Middle East.
Instructor: Philippa Schuyler
Sun 9 - 11
# of Students: 8 MAX
Trouble Shooting Spinning You've learned the basics of spinning, but for some reason you are unhappy with your work OR you just want to progress. Bring your spindles, drop spindles, and wheels. We will look at your spinning and offer troubleshooting advice. Bring your fiber and favorite spinning wheel or spindle.
Instructor: Astra Christiana Benedict, Astridr Selr Leifsdottir
Sat 2 - 4
# of Students: 10 MAX

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HERALDRY

Consulting Heraldry Open Consulting for arms and name assistance. The College of Heralds will be available with all forms, books and research assistance, needed to submit your name and device.
Instructors: the Caidan Heralds
Sat 9 - 11 AND 2 - 6
Sun 9 - 4
Field and Court Heraldry How to conduct court and the etiquette of being a field herald.
Instructor: Caidan College of Heralds
Sun 9 - 11
Heraldry for Sewing and Sewing for Heralds This is intended to be a beginning class in both period for heraldry, and how to convert those uses to actual objects.
Instructor: Su of the Silver Horn
Sun 11 - 1
How to Choose a Name and Device What is a device? How does it differ from arms? How to pick a name appropriate to your persona. The Caidan College of Heralds are here to assist you with this class aimed at the person who is finding their first name or trying to decide on a more period name and device for themselves.
Instructor: College of Heralds
Sat 11 - 1
Viking Names Learn how to choose an authentic name for a Viking/Norse persona! This class covers the construction of personal names from Viking-age Scandinavia, including the structure of the name, examples of construction, and a discussion of the available references. Both people wanting to choose a Viking name for themselves and heralds interested in the basics of this aspect of onomastics should find this class useful.
Instructor: Eiríkr Mjoksiglani Sigurdarson
Sat 9 - 11

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HISTORY

Book Club: The Last Apocalypse: Europe at the Year 1000 A.D. by James Reston Jr. Vikings, Moors and Magyars, oh my! Join us in a discussion of James Reston's book, and learn how our medieval counterparts dealt with their turn of the millennium and the invaders that it brought. Such colorful characters as Sigrid the Haughty, Svein Forkbeard, Ethelred the Unready, and Al-Mansor the Illustrious Victor were the heroes and villains of the era. The book is available in paperback from Amazon.com or you local Barnes&Noble.
Instructors: Siobhan ni'Bhreoghain and Maria Theresa Ipenarrieta
Sun 9 - 11
Chivalry from the Middle Ages to the 21st Century (part 1) The first part will be a lecture /seminar format, and will be a discussion and examination of the development of the code of chivalry from its origins in heroic epics such as Beowulf and the Song of Roland, to the Chanson de Geste, Arthurian legends, and tournament companies of the High Middle Ages, to its decline throughout the Renaissance and Reformation, to its reawakening in art and literature in the neoclassical period of the 19th century, and how the SCA has contributed to the understanding and development of chivalry as we have tried to introduce its lofty ideals into the atmosphere of a competitive modern sport and an active recreational lifestyle.
Instructor: His Majesty, Guillaume de Belgique
Sun 11 - 1
Chivalry from the Middle Ages to the 21st Century (part 2) The second part of the class will be conducted in round table/discussion group style. Students will take part in an interactive discussion of how and who they have been inspired by the chivalric ideals and the people who aspire to them, and will offer their thoughts on the relevance, importance, and value of chivalry in modern culture. Students will be especially encouraged to share stories of someone who is their "knight in shining armor" (either in the SCA or the modern world) and why they feel that person exemplifies one or all of the knightly virtues.
Instructor: His Majesty, Guillaume de Belgique
Sun 2 - 4
History's Mysteries and Scandals: "Deviant Acts too Unspeakable to Mention: The Reign of Justinian and Theodora" Come learn about everyone's favorite stripper empress, her husband Justinian and the assorted characters of their court through the eyes of Procopius, faithful party-line historian by author of "The Secret History" by night. The subject matter is definitely rated "R", so please no children.
Instructor: Siobhan ni'Bhreoghain
Sat 11 - 1
The Hundred Years War (But Who's Counting?) A factual, but lighthearted look at the events and personalities of the Hundred Years War between England and France throughout the 14th and 15th centuries. The class will begin with an author's reading of a humorous rendition of the Hundred Years War from the We Are Not Amused
The author will then present a lecture explaining the facts and details behind the jokes in his story. Through a series of quotes from period sources and descriptions perpetuated this conflict for nearly 150 years, and will see that when Guillaume says "I'm not making this stuff up," he is, in fact, presenting only a slightly skewed version of the truth.
Instructor: His Majesty, Guillaume de Belgique
Sat 4 - 6
Learning the Runes in Anglo-Saxon We will learn the names of the Runes in Anglo-Saxon by singing "alphabet songs" in English that explain the names. We will also see the shapes of the staves (letters). For children and adults.
Instructor: Eowyn Amberdrake
Sat 2 - 4

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LIGHT WEAPONS

16th Century Saber Fencing This will be a hands-on introduction to the basics of saber fencing as interpreted from a Polish manuscript and applied to light weapons. Instruction will be slow work, not sparring, though some full-speed work may be done near the end of the class if the participants are properly equipped. No materials are necessary.
Instructor: Kean de Lacy
Sun 9 - 11
Lights Training Drop-in, no registration necessary.
Instructor:
Sun 11 - 4
Marshaling for Light Weapons Mandatory class for those interested in learning to Marshall Light Weapon fighting.
Instructor: :Locklyn Wick of Brindlemire
Sat 2 - 4

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MISCELLANEA

Basic Block Printmaking, A period technique Learn one of the oldest printmaking techniques, printing with blocks. The students will design, cut and print from their own blocks. Preq: Some drawing ability and familiarity with small carving tools. Bring exacto knifes or carving tools, and a design. Class can be messy, dress accordingly. No children in class please.
Instructor: Eion MacCumhail and Miriam BasLevi
Sat 9 - 1
# of Students: 15 MAX
Documentation for the Tactile Learner Do you dislike writing? Is reading challenging for you? Did history become exciting to you when you started to re-create items rather than sitting in a classroom? Do you know the documentation for your Pentathlon entry in your head, but have a difficult time committing it to paper? Then this class is for you. Participants will learn how to maximize the strengths and minimize the weaknesses of a tactile learner when researching and preparing documentation. Students planning to enroll in this class are encouraged to take "Pentathlon for Dummies."
Instructor: Malcolm Alberic
Sun 2 - 4
Latin for the Legionnaire (and Camp Follower) This class will focus on the conversational classical Latin. There will be an emphasis on Latin for use in camp and on the battlefield. You will learn how to meet, greet, and give orders. Useful Colloquial expressions will be taught, such as what to say to that Femina Pulchra when you get to camp without sounding like a completely untutored Pict!
Instructor: Garrett O'Doherty
Sun 9 - 11
A Latin Scholar's Primer This class is intended to equip you with what you need to begin an independent study of the Latin Language. You will learn basic Latin grammar and syntax. We will discuss the various Latin textbooks available and the pitfalls encountered on the way to learning Latin.
Instructor: Garrett O'Doherty
Sun 11 - 1
# of Students: 8 MAX
Pentathlon for Dummies This class is for those who are thinking about entering the upcoming Pentathlon or those who are confused about the results of their entry from a previous Pentathlon. Participants will review judging forms, discuss documentation, and gain insight into the judges' perspective> Handouts will be provided: the usual note-taking materials should be brought to class. Students planning to enroll in "Documentation for the Tactile Learner" are encouraged to take this class as a pre-requisite.
Instructor: Robynne the Grey and Malcolm Alberic
Sun 11 - 1
Shakespeare's Flowers A lecture and hands on class concerning the use and meaning of flowers in Shakespearean England. Students will use flowers to create a floral display in a period style.
Instructor: A'ine of Dreiburgen
Sun 11 - 1
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# of Students: 8 MAX

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MUSIC / THEATER

Composing Period Music
CANCELLED
 
Instructor: Finella Harper
Sat 4 - 6
Early Period Instruments The history and evolution of musical instruments in SCA period with an emphasis on the earlier period instruments. This class will focus on the instruments themselves - both popular and obscure.
Instructor: Lishka Cheglokova
Sun 9 - 11
Not So Plain Plainchant This class will cover the development and notation of plainchant, including Gregorian. There will also be the opportunity to improvise your own chant should you wish to participate.
Instructor:
Sat 9 - 11
Period Poetry 101 Students will learn some basic forms and concepts helpful to those who want to write or document period poetry. (The primary emphasis of the class will be on mid-to-late period formal verse, rather then on earlier Anglo-Saxon or Norse forms.) We will discuss meter, rhyme, scheme, end-stopping vs. enjambment, masculine vs. feminine rhymes, etc. Students will also receive basic information on the history and characteristics of some period verse forms, including the sonnet, villanelle, rondeau, triolet, and sestina.
Instructor: Fionnabhair Kyriath Inghean ui Neill
Sat 2 - 4
Phoenix Players Bring your instrument and jam with us in period music! Must be able to read music, all musicians welcome! Please bring a stand if you have one.
Instructor: Finella Harper
Sat 11 - 1
Viking and Early Germanic Poetry This class will cover Viking and Germanic Poetry, from structure, forms, elements and construction. The first part of the class will be a study of existing poetry and analysis of the forms. The second half will be a poetry workshop, giving those participation the chance to construct some Viking Poems. Those that want to participate in the second half are welcome, and those that do not feel comfortable may stay to watch and learn.
Instructors: Helgi hrafnfaed ir
Sun 11 - 1

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RAPIER

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 a limited amount of loaner armor and equipment available to try your hand at this style of combat. Men must bring and wear groin protection. Ladies are recommended to bring extra padding for breast protection. Min.age 16 with parent waiver. Bring $2 for Marshal handbook. If possible, bring armor, rapier gear and protection.
Instructors: Robert Camulus Brigantia and Tora Toka
Sun 9 - 11
Rapier Training This is your opportunity to practice with some of the best Rapier combatants in the Kingdom, get advice and work on improving your technique. Drop-in, no registration necessary.
Instructor: Don Laertes Blackavar McBride
Sun 11 - 4

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RUSSIAN

History of the Russian Middle Ages A time line of Russian history from the first mention of Rus' until Peter the Great's reforms. Great battles, ducal squabbles, and family conflicts from Kiev to Novogorod. Grand Duchess Olga and her unusual ways, Alexander Nevshy and his wondrous victories, Ivan the Terible and his bloody reign - all about interesting and exotic history of the Rus' nation.
Instructor: Liudmila
Sat 4 - 6
Life in the Terem This class will discuss everyday life of upper class women in Kievan and Moscow Rus (5th through 15th Centuries, with focus on later period), from a look at what they wore to an overview of their wifely duties. It will also introduce some famous women in Russian history, such as the Grand Duchess Olga, Queen Anna Yaroslavna of France and Tsaritsa Anastasia Romanovna.
Instructor: Liudmila
Sun 9 - 11
Russian Costume: Kievan Period Overview of male and female dress of the Eastern Slavs from 6th through 12th century, with exploration of roots and discussion of construction and trim. Class includes jewelry and accessories.
Instructor: Luidmila and Soraya
Sat 9 - 11
Russian Costume: Moscow Period Overview of male and female dress of the Rus people from the 13th through 17th century, with exploration of roots and discussion of construction and trim. Class includes jewelry and accessories.
Instructor: Luidmila and Soraya
Sat 11 - 1
Russian Folklore and Storytelling Is Baba-Yaga period? What about the firebird? This class will discuss history and genesis of Russian fold fairytales, as well as epic byliny (poems of heroic deeds) and works of written literature such as The Lay of Igor's Campaign. The Instructor would also tell some stories to demonstrate the Russian style of storytelling.
Instructor: Liudmila
Sun 11 - 1
Russian Warriors This class will discuss Russian men and occasional women of arms, introducing their battle tactics in famous and not-so-famous battles, clothes and armor, military structure throughout the period, and famous personae such as Dmitry Donsky and Alexander Nevsky. The class will draw on period epics and chronicles and surviving pictures and examples of armor, weapons and costume, without firsthand knowledge of anything related to fighting.
Instructor: Lord Ruslan
INSTRUCTOR CHANGE
Sun 2 - 4
Trim and Finishing for Russian Garb Discussion and demonstrations of how to make period Russian trims with examples of period usage. Discussion of how to choose ready-made trims and fabrics for making trims. Please contact Luidmila for supply list, .
Instructor: Luidmila
Sat 2 - 4 PM

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SCA OFFICES

Chatelaine Officers Class / Discussion This is a class for all Chatelaines or those interested in the office. We will be discussing the requirements for the job, ideas for newcomers classes, working at events, doing demo's and more! Flyers and ideas for putting together area pamphlets will also be discussed. Samples will be available!
Instructor: Anna Grace MacKenna
Sun 11 - 1
Constable 101
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This class is for Constables and people thinking of becoming one. Learn the duties before, during and after events, and the paperwork required. Required for territorial Constables.
Instructor: Yens
Sun 9 - 11
It's a Mock Court! This class is for people new to the SCA. We will briefly cover the basics of how to survive your first year in the SCA, with an emphasis on Tournament and Court etiquette. We will host a mock-court to explain things that typically happen in court. We will review how to accept awards, how to give presentations, what the individual awards mean, plus much more! This is an interactive class, so come prepared to play!
Instructor: Anna Grace MacKenna
Sat 4 - 6

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SCRIBAL ARTS

Flourishing for Scribes A survey of flourishing for various calligraphic hands. Class will include handouts with examples.
Instructor: Luighseach nic Lochlainn
Sat 9 - 11
# of Students: 8 MAX
Gilding Intermediate. Use and comparison of various gilding techniques and materials including paints, powders, shell gold and gold leaf. Will cover burnishing, raised gold, and painting on gold. Student will create " portfolio: samples. Sample books included. All materials provided.
Instructor: Luciana DiCarlo
Sat 2 - 4
# of Students: 12 MAX
Running a Production Line Scriptorium Learn how to create scrolls in a period-style assembly-line scriptorium. Perfect for anyone interested in starting a scriptorium. Excellent techniques for training new scribes and increasing production in existing scriptorium.
Instructor: Morgan Athenry
Sat 2 - 4
Scribal Basics: Color Theory and Paint Application Explores the fundamentals of color theory, including how to mix colors and developing a harmonious color palette. Demonstrates various methods for applying paint to paper or vellum. Students will practice these techniques by creating a color wheel and other simple pieces.
Instructor: Ciaran MacDarragh
Sat 9 - 1
# of Students: 10 MAX
Scriptorium Scriptorium is a all day hands on scribal workshop for calligraphy and illumination. All are welcome to work on scrolls for those deserving souls who have earned them. Contact the Scribe Armarius for details. Drop-in, no registration necessary.
Instructors: Scribe Armarius and Scriptorium staff
Sun 9 - 4
Scroll Design and Layout Basic/Intermediate. Design and layout an actual scroll! Learn everything necessary to go from inspiration to finishing a scroll. This Workshop covers design composition, incorporating Kingdom Scroll requirements, tracing templates and transferring design to paper. No drawing experience necessary! Students will also create "portfolio" samples. Sample Book included. All materials provided.
Instructor: Luciana DiCarlo
Sat 11 - 1
Uncial  
Instructor: Thomas Brownwell
Sat 4 - 6

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SOCIETY SKILLS

Archery Range Marshalling
ADDED
This class teaches the basics needed to be a Warranted Range Marshal in Caid. It is now REQUIRED of all Range Marshals as a part of the warranting process. The class will cover matters of safety, administration, lists, and tournament operation. Changes in the target archery rules and procedures will be covered thus making the class suitable for current Range Marshals who wish a brush up. The Range Marshall's test will be administered at the end of the class. Students should bring a copy of the Caidan Archer's Handbook (available from the marshals section of the Kingdom Web site) if they have it and should be authorized archers.
Instructor: Carolus von Eulenhorst
Sun 2 - 4
Combat Field Activities, Intro to An overview of combat field activities for the non combatant. Among the areas covered will be marshaling, heraldry, and water bearing.
Instructor: Aldred, the one and only
Sat 9 - 11
Gutenberg 101 - Basic Newsletter design and layout Want to produce a newsletter but don't know where to begin? This class is developed with the non-artist/designer chronicler in mind. We will cover basic design theory, basic hand layout techniques, period and current design ideas. Whether you produce a household, canton, or baronial newsletter this class will help you improve your current look.
Instructor: Dyfed MacDonald
Sat 11 - 1
Gutenberg 201: Computer aided newsletter design, layout and production Do you produce a newsletter with your computer? Do you find the programs and options confusing? This advanced class is designed to help you achieve a clean readable newsletter using your computer. We'll cover (briefly) design basics, Booklet layout (pagination), typography and typesetting, pre-press and printing using current popular programs. Color printing and paper types will also be discussed. Paper size, weight, mailing, and budgeting will also be discussed.
Instructor: Dyfed MacDonald
Sun 2 - 4
Period Camping with Modern Equipment This is a beginner level class for those interested in creating that medieval appearance with modern day camping equipment. This class will help students to create an encampment, which will help them get into the SCA experience on a shoestring budget.
Instructors: Kathe
Sun 11 - 1

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YOUTH CLASSES: OLDER CHILDREN AND TEENS

** Note on Youth Classes: These classes are designed for independent children and teens, as well as youth leaders who wish to get ideas to take back to their own youth groups. Younger children accompanied by a parent will not be turned away, but keep in mind that the workshop projects may be a little advanced for them

* Many of these classes require clothes that the student can be messy in.

The Art of Mehndi Students will either apply henna to own skin, or a willing volunteer. As an alternative, they may bring their own item to be decorate (wood box, plaque, natural hide topped drum, etc,) PLEASE NOTE: Henna tattoos will last for one to six weeks, depending on skin types. Students need to have parent's permission to get a temporary henna tattoo.
Instructor: Gemma Rohesia
Sat 9 - 11
Beading for Teens Participants will make a beaded bracelet in multiple colors with beads they choose themselves. No children under 12, please.
Instructor: Chretienne Angele de Courtenay
Sat 11 - 1
# of Students: 10 MAX
Boffer Marshalling
ADDED
(class description pending)
Instructor: Bridget Mackenzie
Sun 2 - 4
Candle Lantern Make and decorate a wood and fabric lantern suitable for lighting the family encampment. Students learn to saw wood strips, use hot-glue gun and paint on fabric. This class is recommended for those over 10, but younger students may attend if they bring a parent to assist with tools and assembly. Wear clothes you can get messy in.
Instructor: Bridget Lucia MacKenzie
Sun 11 - 1
# of Students: 10 MAX
Cross Stitch for Teens Participants will learn the basics of cross stitch and will leave the class with a completed belt favor.
Instructor: Chretienne Angele de Courtenay
Sat 4 - 6
# of Students: 10 MAX
Painting on Leather for Teens This is an introduction to painting on leather. Participants will create a belt favor with the Cross of Caid on it. Permanent paints will be used, so dress accordingly.
Instructor: Ciaran Mac Darragh
Sat 2 - 4
# of Students: 6 MAX
Period Games for Teens and Up This is a beginning class, not for experts. Multiple games are currently planned. Please contact instructor if a specific game is being looked for. A non-period game of Chess-Tac-Toe will be taught as a learning aid to Chess. Class is structured for bare beginners, should be fun for both young and old.
Instructors: Jonathan Drake of Skye
Sat 4 - 5
# of Students: 16 MAX
Scribe's Easel Participants will create a portable art/scribal easel that can be used for home or at SCA events. It is designed to lay flat for easy transporting. Wear loose comfortable clothes suitable for using water based paint.
Instructor: Elspeth of Foxden
Sun 11 - 1
# of Students: 10 MAX
Stained Glass for All Ages This is an introduction to stained glass, no experience required. Older kids and teens will be painting on plastic. Younger children will be coloring with markers on special tracing paper. Need parental supervision for younger children.
Instructor: Autumn Goldmoon
Sat 9 - 10
# of Students: 15 MAX
Twisted Wire Jewelry Students will make period jewelry using wire and tools. All ages are welcome as long as parents stay with younger children.
Instructor: Dolores de Avila
Sat 2 - 4
# of Students: 6 MAX
Very Beginning French This is an introduction to the French alphabet, numbers. colors, and some conversation! Absolutely no experience needed, just willingness to participate.
Instructors: Autumn Goldmoon
Sat 10 - 11
# of Students: 25 MAX
Wizards 101 This is a class in which the apprentice learns how to make useful items such as a chromotrope, an hour glass pendant, a dragon box, and invisible ink. So, bring your sense of humor and imagination for some wonderful wizardly fun! This class is geared for children up to age 10. Parents must stay with kids under age 7.
Instructor: Ælfwyn Wodende
Sat 11 - 1
# of Students: 7 MAX
Wizards 202 Master Class This is a class in which the advanced apprentice makes a wizard's robe. Each will take home a T-tunic personally embellished with jewels and appliques. Sewing experience is mandatory. Students must already know how to sew a straight stitch and whip stitch by hand. Preregistration is strongly suggested. Each student should bring 2 yards of long spiral twisted cording to be used as a robe belt.
Instructor: Ælfwyn Wodende
Sun 9 - 11
# of Students: 5 MAX
Woven Chessboard Students will weave ribbons together to make a foldable chessboard that can be taken to tourneys.
Instructor: Dolores de Avila
Sun 2 - 3
# of Students: 6 MAX

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