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Event Details
Northern Region War Camp 2014 hosts Northern Region Rattan Championship TRM will be in attendance TRH will be in attendance Event date: July 3rd, 2014 - July 6th, 2014
Hosted by Shire of Glenn Linn - Warrensburg, NY , NY
Event Last Modified: June 29th, 2014
Event details
UPDATED 6/29/2014

The fair Shire of Glenn Linn invites one and all to attend Northern Region War Camp of the year 2014.

Come fighters, young and old! 
Come fencers and equestrians! 
Come artisans and merchants! 

Including Empress Caoilfhionn's Kids Service Initiative!!

As always, Gold Key (loaner garb) will be available.  Inquire at Gate.

The shire of Glenn Linn is proud to host the Northern Region Rattan Championship on SATURDAY!  The winner will hold the Dane Axe as prize until the next annual tournament is held.  The Axe originated in the fair shire of Glenn Linn and has traveled to the far reaches of the Northern Region to return again for contest.

ARCHERY and THROWN WEAPONS are CANCELLED this year due to issues with the site so this will be our last year at the beautiful Warren County Fairgrounds.

Site Rules:
~ River is OFF SITE.
~ Site is dry.
~ No digging.  Fires are permitted only in raised fire pits.ONLY!
~ Pets are permitted; please leash & pickup for the safety and enjoyment of all.  NYS leash and pick up law applies for entire site.
~ Site has limited electrical access.  Please query at Troll/gate to arrange use.
~ Note fire lanes marked with yellow flags are to remain unobstructed!
~ All parking is across the road.  Unload then move car promptly.  This rule will be strictly enforced.
~ Potable water spigots are located throughout the event site for public use.
~ There will not be any food vendors on site.
~ Tent camping is available on a first come, first camp basis.
~ Please inquire if you have particular needs and/or for hotel/restaurant advice. 
~ If you have any questions about the site, please contact the autocrat.

OVERALL TENTATIVE EVENT SCHEDULE with class descriptions below:

dusk Torchlight TOURNAMENT - Padraig and Muirgheall O'Brien

A table for Heraldry questions will be open most of SATURDAY.

FRIDAY Family Field Day activities (subject to additions and changes): 
Morning build mock-up of a house using straw bales
11:00am Board and field games of the Middle Ages
1:00pm Youth combat with Lord Asgar (some loaner gear is available)

11:00am Northern Region Rattan Champ TOURNAMENT
Rapier - Gwenliana
Equestrian - Doucette
Rattan - event Marshal in Charge Asgar & the discretion of War Lord
1:30-3:30pm Youth Combat - Eikaterine (some loaner gear is available)
9am to 5pm CLASSES
6:00pm -ish COURT
8:00 - 10:00pm DANCING by torchlight

FRIDAY CLASSES (in addition to Family Fun Day activities)
1:00pm Make a Wire Ring (ages 10 and older) - Irene
2:00pm Make a Viking arm cuff - Irene
3:00pm Pewter casting - Ignacia

Class area ONE
9:00am bookbinding - Heather Rose
10:30am "Lineboard" - Deroch
12:00 to 1:00 LUNCH
1:00pm "Making a Sundial with Theory and Practice" - Deroch
3:30pm "How to Teach Dance" - Richard
Class area TWO
9:00am cordials - Kelton
10:30am mead - Kelton
12:00 to 1:00 LUNCH
1:00pm "Brewing with Egil" - Magnus
3:30pm "SCAdians and Accessibility" - Alayne
Class area THREE
9:00am "Dancing As You Like It" - Lorita
10:30am "SCA 101" - Liam
12:00 to 1:00 LUNCH
1:00pm "Do the Twist" - Ose
3:30pm "Heels and Thumbs" - Ose
Class area FOUR
9:00am "Whitesmith metal casting" - Erik/Brynjolf Josson
10:30am "How to Get Started With Archery in the SCA" - Tomás
12:00 to 1:00 LUNCH
1:00pm "Sonnets in the Italian Style" - Lorita
3:30pm “It's All About the Numbers” - Ignacia
Class area FIVE is AT GATE
11:00am "Weed Walk/Foraging Safely" - Katherine
2:00pm "SCA 102" (walking tour) - Liam

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS (alphabetical):

"Brewing with Egil" - Magnus "Entry-level" way to brew like a Viking.

"Dancing As You Like It" - Lady Lorita deSiena An open dance class that will be designed around the needs/interests of the students.  Specific dances can be reviewed, or we can do a study of footwork, or we can discusss reconstruction methodology - it's your choice.  This is a class with YOU in mind!

"Do the Twist” - Mistress Ose Silverhair An introduction to drop spinning.  All tools and wool supplied.

“Heels and Thumbs” – Mistress Ose Silverhair options for nalbinding socks and mittens.  Participants should know at least one stitch (any stitch).

"How to Get Started With Archery in the SCA" - Lord Tomás an Bhogha Ó Néill Part One:  Why shoot archery in the SCA? Making archery accessible for adults, children, and the disabled of any age.  Basic equipment -- how to choose a bow and arrows, and what it means to "match" them.  How to obtain or make protective equipment, such as shooting gloves and arm guards.  Clothing that archers wear, and ought not.  Part Two:  How to maintain your equipment and the importance of safety inspections.  The importance of Chivalry among archers, and important rules at the range.  Safe shooting among friends and foe.  A look at the East Kingdom's archery command structure -- the importance of Archery Marshals, and how to become a Marshal-in-Training.  Part Three:  The Five Points for shooting well.  How to "tune" your longbow or recurve.  How SCA scoring in done in a Royal Round, the IKAC (Inter-Kingdom Archery Challenge), and other tournaments.  Starting your local archery program, helping it thrive, and building it to make it last.

“It's All About the Numbers” – Maestra Ignacia la Ciega 1 hour Roundtable discussion for anyone who deals with numbers from the exchequer to event steward to helping out at gate.  Bring your experience and your questions.  Skill Level/Age:  All interested parties 14+

"Lineboards" - Lady Deroch The Roman lineboard is (probably) the ancestor of the modern abacus, as well as the medieval counting table.  We will review how to read Roman numerals, and then learn to set up and solve problems in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.  This is hands-on; lineboards and stones will be available for people to practice with.

"MAKING A SUNDIAL:  THEORY AND PRACTICE" - Lady Deroch Negotiatorix vini If it's at least partly sunny out, this will be a hands-on class.  We will start with the most primitive sundial (anything that casts a shadow) and build on this basic premise to accommodate varying lengths of day, GPS location and the variation in solar noon as described by the equation of time.

"Pewter Casting" – Maestra Ignacia la Ciega 1 hour Discussion of materials & process of pewter casing.  This class will not include mold making.  There will be a hands on casting of a small token to take away from the class.  Minors are welcome to attend with their parents.  Younger children may watch and have a parent or the instructor cast a token for them to take home.  Skill level/Age:  Beginner / Minors MUST be accompanied by a legal guardian.  All ages may watch.  Casting will be at the discretion of the instructor.

"SCAdians and Accessibility" - Mistress Alayne How to help and how to get help.  A round table style discussion of Courtesy toward the differently-abled as well as the Courtesy of approaching event stewards and autocrats regarding your accommodation/special needs before arriving at a venue.  All are welcome!

"Sonnets in the Italian Style" - Lady Lorita deSiena We will examine the Italian sonnet poetry form, including a brief history and a study of the structure and rhyme scheme.  Topics for discussion will include comparison to English sonnets and suggestions for writing your own

"Weed Walk/Foraging Safely" - Eikaterine Ever wondered what weeds in your garden you'd be better off leaving...  cause they are really good in a salad? Or what plants on your woodland hike might make a tasty snack? Well, come along for a walk with me and discover a few plants around Roses which might just fit that description.  And may make a tasty addition to tonight's camp meal!  Handouts will be provided with detailed descriptions of both edibles...  and which plants definitely to avoid.  In case of bad weather, class will be held under canvas with pots of relevant specimens collected for your hands-on inspection. 

"Whitesmith metal casting" - Lord Brynjolf Josson The introduction to metal working.  This interactive demonstration can be applied to archery and jewelry making.  Topics ; greensand, lost foam, making metal molds.  Some hard to find materials will be available for purchase though not required.  Bentonite powdered clay, 200 grit extra fine sand, zinc, aluminum.  Requirements:  This is not a class for children to participate in.  They are welcome to watch.  Students should bring eye protection, leather gloves, maybe a small item to reproduce.
Site Opens: 3 pm, July 3, 2014
Site Closes: 12 Noon, July 6, 2014

Event Website: http://glennlinn.eastkingdom.org/

Event Location
Warren County Fairgrounds
377 Schroon River Road
Warrensburg, NY , NY  12885

From Albany/South of Lake George: 
Travel Adirondack Northway I-87 NORTH to Warrensburg exit 23.
Turn to traffic light and turn RIGHT (Rt 9)
Travel north on Rt 9 to next traffic light, turn RIGHT onto Schroon River Road
Follow road, Fair grounds on RIGHT.
Green and white SCA signs will be posted from Adirondack Northway I-87.

From North of Lake George:
Travel Northway I-87 SOUTH to Warrensburg exit 23.
Turn to traffic light and turn RIGHT (Rt 9)
Follow directions above to site.

From Northern Vermont:
Find your best route to Rt US-7 SOUTH.  Slight right onto VT-22A --follow approx 40 miles Merge onto US-4 WEST (crossing into New York) -- follow approx 8 miles SLIGHT LEFT onto BROADWAY / US-4 / NY-22:  continue following US-4 -- follow approx 10 miles RIGHT onto NY-149 in Fort Ann, follow until ends.  Turn LEFT on Rt 9 SOUTH.  Turn RIGHT at light onto I87 Adk Northway NORTH.  Travel to Warrensburg exit 23.  Follow directions above to site.

Event Fees
Site : Site : 
Adult member camping $20 (pre-reg $18)
Adult nonmember camping $25 (pre-reg $23)
Adult member day $10 (pre-reg $9)
Adult nonmember day $15 (pre-reg $14)

Youth ages 5-17 camping $10 (pre-reg $8)
Youth ages 5-17 day $5 (pre-reg $4)

Family cap of $60 (applies only to immediate legal family, at discretion of autocrat - please call or email with any questions in this regard)

Pre-register online using the ACCEPs system:  http://acceps.ansteorra.org/index.php

Pre-registrations must be mailed no later than June 12, 2014
For each person pre-registering, please include names (mundane and SCAdian), indication of adult or minor, and membership information (copy proof of membership or indicate that you are not a member).  Please also include an address and phone number so we may contact you if necessary.

If you are bringing a minor unaccompanied by their parents, please bring appropriate waivers.

For fighters 16 and 17 years old:  http://www.sca.org/officers/marshal/docs/minorcombatwaiver.pdf

Feast: There will be no feast for this event.

Make Checks Payable to: SCA - New York, Inc.  - Shire of Glenn Linn

Contact Information
Event Steward:
Sabd ingen Domnaill
mka Cie McCullough Buschle



Send Reservations to:
Mail check/money order (US funds only please) to:

Northern Region War Camp 2014
c/o Susan Youngman
PO Box 503, Schroon Lake, NY 12870

Online pre-register using ACCEPS here:  http://acceps.ansteorra.org/index.php

Other Contact Information:
Marshal in Charge of the event is Lord Asgar:  asgar@glennlinn.eastkingdom.org
Rapier:  Gwenliana
Equestrian:  Doucette
Youth Combat:  Asgar and Katherine

Merchants and those interested in helping in anyway please contact the Autocrat, Sabd:  sabd@glennlinn.eastkingdom.org

Those interested in teaching please contact Mistress Frigga:

MERCHANTS Please Note: 
Due to new requirements imposed by the county all merchants must be able to show a New York Certificate of Authority to collect sales tax on any taxable sales transactions completed at the event.  Further information can be found at http://tinyurl.com/NRWC-Tax .  If you have any additional questions please contact the autocrat.

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