Pennsic War

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Hosted by Kingdom of Æthelmarc - Slippery Rock, PA

Event date: July 28th, 2017 - August 13th, 2017

Event Last Modified: January 22nd, 2017

COVID-19 Statement

The East Kingdom and the event staff are committed to making sure that our friends & families stay safe. Kingdom guidelines for COVID safety change often. Masks that conform to CDC standards and worn properly over the nose and mouth are required of all attendees over the age of 2 in all indoor spaces or in public tents or pop-ups with 3 or 4 walls up and may only be lowered briefly for eating or drinking. Masks are optional when outdoors and we encourage frequent handwashing and social distancing. Please take whatever steps you feel are necessary for your own sense of safety beyond the stated mandates.

All persons over the age of 5 are now required to show proof of vaccination or negative COVID test taken within 72 hours of the event. All persons over the age of 18 must also present government issued photo ID or a valid SCA membership card. Please have these in hand when checking in.

Although the SCA complies with all applicable laws to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, we cannot eliminate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases during in-person events. By participating in the in-person events of the SCA, you acknowledge and accept the potential risks. You agree to take any additional steps to protect your own health and safety and those under your control as you believe to be necessary.

Event details

Pennsic War is an annual event between the East and Middle Kingdoms of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., and takes place within the Kingdom of Æthelmearc at Cooper's Lake Campground.

Site Opens: 9:00am on Friday, July 28, 2017
Site Closes: 12:00pm on Sunday, August 13, 2017

Event Location

Cooper's Lake Campground
205 Currie Road
Slippery Rock, PA  16057
Google Map

The event site is accessible per the East Kingdom Accessibility Porter's Checklist.


By car:
Take your best route to I-79 in Pennsylvania.  (Slippery Rock is on the stretch between I-80 and the PA Turnpike.)
Take Exit 99 and turn left onto Route 422 West.
Proceed 0.3 miles to Currie Road and turn right.
Travel 1 mile on Currie Road (be careful at the one-lane bridge!)
Personnel will direct you where to park so you can check in. 

By air:
The closest large airport, Pittsburgh International Airport, is served by most major U.S.  carriers.

For transportation to and from the airport, you can contact a shuttle service (see below) or make arrangements with friends to pick you up.

Note:  For those who have driven to/from the airport in the past:  Route 60 North is now Route 376 West, and Route 60 South is now Route 376 East.  The exits have been re-numbered, so the exit for the airport is now Exit 53 and the exit for Rt 422 East is now Exit 15.

When headed to the airport, the signs still say "Airport".  When leaving the airport, follow signs to 376 West.

By train:
The closest Amtrak station is in downtown Pittsburgh.  As with air transportation, you will need to arrange for a ride from friends or a shuttle service (see below) to and from the train station.

Please be aware that the train station is as much as an hour away from Coopers Lake Campground, depending on the time of day you might be traveling.

By bus:
Contact your preferred bus company to determine what service to Slippery Rock or Butler may be provided.  Again, you will have to make arrangements with a shuttle service (see below) to get to Coopers' Lake Campground. 

Shuttle services
Airport Orbit is no longer in business.

Please try contacting these companies: - 800-258-3826

Z-Trip - 412-777-7777 (Pittsburgh International Airport's website)

Registration Fees


Make Checks Payable to: Cooper's Lake Campground

Contact Information

Event Steward:

Baron Tree of the Forest

Send Reservations to:

Registration Office
205 Currie Road
Slippery Rock, PA 16057