As a “living history” group, the society goes beyond the theory and promotes an immersive ethos of “learn by doing”. The SCA is a great place to make friends and learn transferable skills.
While dressed in clothing of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, you can experience tournaments, royal courts, feasts, and dancing.
You also have the opportunity to learn and practice ancient arts and skills — calligraphy, cooking, armouring, metalworking, carpentry, and needlework (to name just a few) — within an all-ages social group.
No matter whether a long time SCA member brought you to your first meeting or you came by yourself, there can be a period of adjustment to this very different world.
How can you get yourself oriented to all the new things and begin to have some fun? Advice for Newcomers – By Alys Katharine (Elise Fleming)
Who is welcome?
Everyone is welcome! Regardless of your age, gender, sexuality, religion, cultural background, wealth, education, or anything else, we’d love to get to know you.