Class Schedule

For ease, a draft of the schedule is available both below and on Google Sheets:

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Thursday

TimeClass NameClass descriptionInstructorLocationClass Fee
9am – 12pm (lunch Break) 1pm – 4pmOpen Outdoor KitchenInformal classes and space at a wood fire available for those wanting to learn and practice the art of outdoor cooking.  Some utensils and crockery will be available to use – first come first serve.  Youth are welcome with their guardian or parent. – Class Limit 6Annora HallAgricultural Village$0.00
10 am – 11:30 amSCA Nature WalkExplore site and activities in the SCA with a walk & talk. Each excursion is different! Meet others and ask questions. Explore garb ideas and encampment inspirations, Learn who to bow to, what to call whom and how to get involved in areas that spark your interestAltani Bayar VashirNewcomer’s Point$0.00
10 am – 12 pmYes, Coffee is PeriodHands on Ethiopian and Turkish coffee class. Tasting is free. There will be a few kits available for purchase. Basic kits include: A pot, A cup, Coffee, Sugar, Cardamom seeds.  Deluxe kits include a gas brazier suitable for cooking coffee, plus gas to use it in class.Maria Beatriz la MoraCamp Ordu Gal$20 – $50 if kit is purchased
11 am – 2:30 pmCosmetics and Perfume SolarCome to the fire pit of Ordu Gal for an afternoon of making: and experiencing period cosmetics and perfumes. Let’s talk and make period beauty together.RinnCamp Ordu Gal$0.00
1 pm – 2:30 pmHow to thrift shop your way into the SCA: A beginner’s budget garb classHow to make passable SCA garb from repurposed thrift store treasures. – Attendee Limit of 15Sofia Dolce di Meo Rinaldi Shelter Class 2$2.00
1 pm – 2:30 pmBasics of CalligraphyHave you ever wanted to learn calligraphy but don’t know quite where to begin? Maybe you know calligraphy a little and want to get started on a scroll for your Barony or Kingdom? This class covers everything from how to set up your lines so that they’re even, to what to include in scroll text and how to know what has to be there, to your first hand. We will also be covering an approach to left-handed calligraphy for my sinister people (even though I personally tend to scribe right-handed). – Attendee Limit of 20Caterina di PauloVingolf Class 2$0.00
1 pm – 2pmPortrait Photography in the SCATips and hints on how to get better portraits in the SCA. Bring your own camera or come and sit in!  – Attendee Limit of 7Machteld CleineShelter Class 1$0.00
1 pm – 2pmMeasuring for Rectangular PatternsGarb 101:  How to take measurements, and then turn them into flat shapes.  This will be a hands on workshop style class.  Please bring a notebook to keep your information in.Ellisif GydasdottirNewcomer’s Point$0.00
1pm – 4pmMaking a shield bossMake a metal shield boss. Bring leather work gloves.   5 people max. Arailt of DinsmoorCamp Ordu Gal$15.00
2 pm – 2:45 pmGet Involved through VolunteeringThe SCA has approximately 1 & 1/2 paid employees. Everything else is because of the volunteers in our society. A little or a lot, from the list field to the kitchen and all around this site, Dame Morwenna will be sharing the hows, whys & joy of service.Altani Bayar VashirNewcomer’s Point$0.00
2 pm – 3 pmLeathercare 101Basic leather care for armour, garb and more. Cleaning, Conditioning, evaluation, etc.Thora HrafnsdottirShelter Class 1$0.00
2pm – 3pmScribal BasicsThis class will be an introduction on a very basic level to doing scrolls for Kingdom.    I will bring my own supplies. If we get through the class and have any finished product, I can donate them to Kingdom. I have pencils, rulers, books, paper, paint and brushes. – Attendee Limit of 10 Lucrezia sarta di NapoliVingolf Class 1$0.00
3 pm – 4 pmLeathercare 102More advanced repairs, sewing, riveting, reshaping.  Students are welcome to bring items needing repair, for assistanceThora HrafnsdottirShelter Class 2$0.00
4:15 pm – 6 pmProcession from the Newcomers GalleryWar Comes to Atlantia! Who is siding with who? Who will have the best pageantry? What does it all mean? Meet up at Newcomers Point with a chair and your favorite snacks. We will walk over to our gallery, or meet us there at 4:40! Guests will explain what we are watching, and the traditions behind the pomp & circumstance. Come Cheer! Come Learn! Come have a blast!Altani Bayar VashirNewcomer’s Point0

Friday

TimeClass NameClass descriptionInstructorLocationClass Fee
 9 am – 10 amCanvas Care & Feeding: Maintaining Your PavilionHow to store, repair, clean, set up your pavilion; also how to identify tension issues and tips to correct them. Students are encouraged to take notes.
Isabelle LaFarCamp House Barra$0.00
 9 am – 10:30 amWrapped  and pinned clothing for womenRoman, Celtic and north African will be featured.  Bring your own 6yard 60 inch wide soft fabric and large pins to practice your own and a sturdy tie belt. Maria Beatriz la MoraCamp Ordu Gal$0.00
9 am – 10:30 amFun with clay. Beginning PotteryYou will be given a pound of clay and allowed to make whatever you like. I will tools, molds, stamps and an electric potter’s wheel people can use. Dress to get dirty. Any age. Class size 10 people.
Amathullah LucianoShelter Class 1$5.00
9am – 12pm (lunch Break) 1pm – 4pmOpen Outdoor KitchenInformal classes and space at a wood fire available for those wanting to learn and practice the art of outdoor cooking.  Some utensils and crockery will be available to use – first come first serve.  Youth are welcome with their guardian or parent. – Class Limit 6Annora HallAgricultural Village$0.00
9:30 am – 11 amSeneschal 101Seneschallate Orientation and Fundamentals – Class 1 of 2 required for warrantingAndreas de Caunteton Vingolf class 1$0.00
9:30 am – 4pmSmelting DemoCome see the process of how rocks and dirt are turned into the first phase of workable steelMarc d’AubignyAgricultural Village$0.00
10 am – 11 amLion, Pigeon, Happy Baby: Yoga for Better SexLearn the history of yoga postures dating back to the 15 c CE, the different types of yoga, the people who practiced it in period, and why truly medieval yoga is bad for your health! We’ll then dive into a short yoga workout based on core strengthening using various yoga poses that also work as sex positions. We’ll use the helpful philosophies and practices of the past to make our modern practice more healthy, more mindful, and more respectful of it’s cultural roots. Wear comfortable clothes for movement and bring something to lie on. Due to content, this class is limited to those 18 years old and older. This class is part of the Knowne World Courtesan class track.Gwlados Vachan/Lucretia LepidaCourtesan Tent$0.00
10 am – 11 amRoman Marching FormationsJoin the Roman Legion and see the world!  Learn how to March on the Kings Road like a true Roman!  Here you will learn a bit of history about the Roman army, the life of a soldier, and learn how to march using historically accurate Latin commands.  Open to men and women ages 17 and up.
Attendee Limit 12
Marius Agorius Donatus Minius Germanicus aka MaximusCastra Romana$0.00
10 am – 11 amThe Silhouette and the T TunicThis is a follow on to garb 101.  We will look at adjusting rectangular patterns to fit well and simplifying period silhouettes into easy to make garb.
Attendee Limit of 10
Ellisif GydasdottirNewcomer’s Point$0.00
10 am – 11:30 amSCA Nature WalkExplore site and activities in the SCA with a walk & talk. Each excursion is different! Meet others and ask questions. Explore garb ideas and encampment inspirations, Learn who to bow to, what to call whom and how to get involved in areas that spark your interestAltani Bayar VashirNewcomer’s Point$0.00
10 am – 11:30 amBeginning Illumination Preparation – what to do before you put paint to paperMaterials, Preparing substrate, design considerations, transferring design to paper, research of inspirational materials, sources for materials, tips and tricks. 
Attendee Limit of 10
Umm Samin Bint Asad al-IsfahaniyyaVingolf Class 3$5.00
10 am – 11:30 amAdvanced Middle Eastern Dance Techniques: Abdominally Controlled Hip MovementsFor the seasoned dancer: a class which involves the use of the abdominal muscles to augment slow and fast movements. Please wear garb your lower back and legs can be seen in.
 Alethea bint Fahd ibn Acktar called ElithaCamp Ordu Gal$0.00
10 am – 12 pmWaxed linen covers for your medieval kitchenThis is a hands on messy class working around a fire with hot beeswax. Create a waxed linen wrapper to cover your kitchen pots and seal up your leftovers. Bring a few linen scraps to try it out.
Attendee Limit 8
Signy OttarsdottirShelter Class 2Donations Accepted
11 am – 12 pmBeer-making 101, aka how to brew beer in your kitchenBeer-making 101, aka how to brew beer in your kitchen.  Easy intro to beer.    The brewhaus will be occupied all War, with spontaneous brewing, discussions, and sampling.  This is NOT a party-place, please don’t come here just to beg alcohol, but drop by to see what’s brewing, learn, teach, and chat with other brewers!
 Alain ap DafyddAgricultural Village$0.00
11 am – 12 pmPeriod Lap DogsNot all dogs were hunters in period. Some were bred for companionship and cuteness. Come learn hands on about the must-have companions for every fashionable late period lady. Part of the Knowne World Courtesans Track. Note: small, hypo-allergenic dogs will be present on leash.
Attendee Limit of 15
Geneviefve d’Estelle Courtesan Tent$0.00
11 am – 12 pmPavilions 101: So You Want To Make A Pavilion!Choosing a style to fit your needs; materials, equipment and logistics; accessory options. Students are encouraged to take notes.
Isabelle LaFarCamp House Barra$0.00
12:30 pm – 3 pmEntering Art/Sci & Making our THINGLearn about Arts & Sciences in the SCA from Laurels, associates and others! As a group, we will all be taking a turn at creating an entry for the following day’s displayAltani Bayar VashiNewcomer’s Point$0.00
1 pm – 2 pmPaper Lace – Canvet MethodA brief history of the origins of paper lace.  Discussion of tools and tips for using a blade to cut designs into paper.  Tools and supplies available for use at class, for hands-on experimentation of canivet.
Attendee Limit 10
Sofia Eleonora de la MarShelter Class 1$0.00
1 pm – 2pmDivas of the StageDespite stereotypes regarding period theater, women flourished on the stage in the 16th century as primadonnas and comediennes with some achieving even the status of fame-goddess. Come learn about these amazing actresses! Part of the Knowne World Courtesans Track. Due to content, this class is limited to those 18 years old and older. This class is part of the Knowne World Courtesan class track.
Attendee Limit 15
Geneviefve d’EstelleCourtesan Tent$0.00
1 pm – 2pmMaking Change: British Iron Age Coins at the turn of the MillenniumCoin use emerged in Iron Age Britain during a period of rapid change. Come receive an introduction to eight specific Celtic coins; explore the times, locations and tribes that produced them; and learn how Celtic coinage was involved with the geopolitical events of the era. Students will place coin stickers onto a map in the handout to associate specific coins with the regions where they were produced.
Anubh na PreachainShelter Class 2$0.00
1 pm – 2:30pmDigital Reconstruction of Extant TextilesLet’s talk about digitally reconstructed textiles. A gathering for the Spoonflower Curious. We will be meeting in a digitally reconstructed Ottoman Sultan’s pavilion, surrounded by many examples of Photoshop produced textiles and ceramic plates similarly produced that will help show the potential of the medium and spark our discussion of theory. Learn about how ancient textile fragments are being recreated as new, usable fabric. Escape the tyranny of Joanne Fabrics. No photoshop experience necessary to fully participate and benefit from this talk.
PLEASE BRING A CHAIR
KharajinCamp Ordu Gal$0.00
1 pm – 2:30pmSeneschal 201Branch Operations and Special Situation – Class 2 of 2 required for warranting.
Attendee Limit 6
Andreas de CauntetonVingolf Class 1$0.00
1 pm – 3pmOttoman Tarpus: Silvertree Souq Method Of Durable Construction We will teach the construction of a pillbox Style Ottoman tarpus using modern construction materials for a durable, waterproof hat that will last! All supplies except The Aigrett (pin with feathers, available for purchase if want) will Be included in class along with an exclusive pattern.
Attendee Limit 15 
Amani Bey ibn Masha’al al-SabtiSilvertree Souq – Merchant Booth$10.00
1 pm – 4pmMaking a simple metal 3 lame paldronDish a 16 gauge metal cap & 3 leather articulated metal lames. 5 people max. Bring leather work gloves.Attendee Limit 5
PLEASE BRING A CHAIR
Arailt of Dinsmoor Camp Ordu Gal$20.00
1pm – 3pmBeeswax Candle MakingCome make a set of beeswax candles! Learn the history of beeswax throughout our period. Seating is limited, so please bring a chair
PLEASE BRING A CHAIR
Baroness Asta KnarrarbringaCamp Valhalla$0.00
2pm – ?Mead-making.  Everything you never wanted to know about introducing yeast to honey.Mead-making.  Everything you never wanted to know about introducing yeast to honey.
The brewhaus will be occupied all War, with spontaneous brewing, discussions, and sampling.  This is NOT a party-place, please don’t come here just to beg alcohol, but drop by to see what’s brewing, learn, teach, and chat with other brewers!
PLEASE BRING A CHAIR
Alain ap DafyddAgricultural Village$0.00
2pm – 3pmMedieval European Hygiene & Beauty for ALL GendersThis class discusses medieval European hygiene, self care routines, cosmetics, beauty ideals and how to enrich our dream by bringing this knowledge into the present. Try safe modern recreations of period recipes, give yourself a full medieval makeover, or just take a look, no pressure! Discover the ways that medieval people thought very differently about these things but in some ways used similar products. And I will reveal the shocking secret of why cold cream was originally created for men! This class is part of the Knowne World Courtesans class track.
Attendee Limit 10
Gwlados Vachan/Lucretia LepidaCourtesan Tent$0.00
2pm – 3pmAccessorize the WrapRoman/Grecian, North African, Bogdress: all pretty much the same but the accessories and possibly fabrics differentiate them . A hands on, talk to, even try on class
PLEASE BRING A CHAIR
Maria Beatriz la MoraCamp Ordu Gal$0.00
3 pm – 4 pmSPECIAL EDITION Cookies & Answers / Baronial CourtCourt has its own rhythm and flow, and each one is different! Learn wow to survive Baronial court with your head attached–really, its not THAT bad!Altani Bayar VashiNewcomer’s Point$0.00
3pm – 5pmCourtesan Persona 101For those interested in portraying a courtesan persona in the SCA. All genders welcome. We will be discussing how to speak and act like an elite sex worker and how to handle a number of situations you might find yourself in while in persona at events. For a list of content warnings or any further information, please contact Ginevra at ginevrafiammettadisilvestri@gmail.com. Due to content, this class is limited to those 18 years old and older. This class is part of the Knowne World Courtesan class track.
Attendee Limit 15
Ginevra Fiammetta di SilvestriCourtesan Tent$0.00

Saturday

TimeClass NameClass descriptionInstructorLocationClass Fee
8am – ?Stone beer, or brewing with hot rocksStone beer, or brewing with hot rocks.  Using stone-age techniques to brew beer, as has been done in Scandinavia from pre-history to current times.  This will be an ongoing process/demo, starting with making rocks hot (building a fire), and concluding when it’s done (we don’t know how long it will take).Alain ap DafyddAgricultural Village / Brewhaus$0.00
9am – 10amBasic Appliqué Introduction to the basic technique of hand appliqué, a method of decoration in which pieces of fabric are applied to other pieces of fabric as decoration. Brief overview of appliqué seen in the SCA, and in Period, will be followed by a hands on learning opportunity. Prerequisite: Basic hand sewing skills.  – Attendee Limit 10 Hildegard Bergerin Vingolf Class 3$0.00
9am – 10amBeginning Figure DrawingIf you have ever been astounded at the talent of Leonardo da Vinci or Hieronymus Bosch, this class is for you.  Learn how to draw real people as the masters did.  Class will be messy as we will use chalks on paper, so bring an apron if possible.  Hand towels may be borrowed.  All students will walk away with several drawings and the confidence to draw anybody. – Attendee Limit 12Azza al ShiraziShelter Class 1$0.00
9am – 10amHow to Open Up a Can of Worms Without Making Too Much of a Mess: Starting an SCA Research ProjectDoes research and documentation seem overwhelming? Are you interested in doing an A&S project but don’t know where to start? This class will teach you how to find, evaluate, and document the sources you need to research and complete an A&S project in any category. – Attendee Limit 10 Rosie DubrocShelter Class 2$0.00
9 am – 12pmAdvanced Inkle Weaving: Baltic PickupCreate advanced pickup designs on the Inkle Loom. Using the Baltic Pickup technique learn the Baltic threading, how to read a basic draft, and how to create your own designs.
Bring your inkle loom or use one of ours. This is an advanced class so basic inkle weaving knowledge is expected.
Yarn and basic equipment will be provided. – Attendee Limit 6
Barbara Webster Vingolf Class 1$5.00
9 am – 12pmBead Embroidered CoifThis class will use a pre-made coif ( please have coif ready before class ) to learn the art of Bead and Pearl Embroidery and learn the art of embellishment.  A kit will be available for purchase which will include 3mm-4mm Pearls – size 15 beads- Beading Needles – Beaded Thread ( Nymo O) and a full colored handout of the Bead Embroidery technique.  Please bring your Embroidery scissors- eye wear or magnifiers and basic sewing kit. Adair of MakyswellVingolf Class 2$15.00
9am – 12pm (lunch Break) 1pm – 4pmOpen Outdoor KitchenInformal classes and space at a wood fire available for those wanting to learn and practice the art of outdoor cooking.  Some utensils and crockery will be available to use – first come first serve.  Youth are welcome with their guardian or parent. – Class Limit 6Annora HallAgricultural Village$0.00
10 am – 10:20 amEntering our Art Sci Display!On Friday we did a collective thing for art sci. Today we enter it into the novice competition, and arrange our display.Altani Bayar VashiNewcomer’s Point$0.00
10 am – 11 amCosmology for Norse PersonasCurrently play as a Scandinavian?  What do you know of ancient Norse belief systems?  Does your knowledge of Thor end and begin with the Marvel Cinematic Universe?  This class is for you.
If your persona is that of Scandinavian decent, this class will help you better define your relationship to the Norse pantheon as well as what evidence exists of their pagan belief systems. – Attendee Limit 12
Gwenhwyfar WealeVingolf Class 3$0.00
10 am – 11:30 amIntro to Minoan women’s fashion (Crete, 1600BC)Survey of Minoan clothing, jewelry, and hairstyles based on art and examples from Crete and Thera/Santorini. – Attendee Limit 25Petronella Lockeheart (Petra)Vingolf Class 3$0.00
10 am – 11:30 amWarm Soup for a Warm BedDue to content, this class is limited to those 18 years old and older – Lecture & demo on aphrodisiacs as everyday medicinals in period Europe. Part of the Knowne World Courtesans Track.  . This class is part of the Knowne World Courtesan class track. – Attendee Limit 10Ciana Scholari di PolcenigoCourtesan Tent$0.00
11 am – 1 pmTurko-Persian danceLearn movements from older traditions that suit a body draped from head to toe. Improve your improv. Explore the flow of cultural influences along the Silk Road to find the puzzle pieces to construct a dance that might have been danced. Please come in garb, not exercise clothes. Your dress is part of your dance.KharajinCamp Ordu Gal$0.00
11 am – 1pmOttoman Tents & Armor Research and Reference SessionResearch & reference books, on period pavilions and tents & arms and armor of Ottoman and related cultures, from the library of museum scholar Ted Monnich/Master Osman.   Class will be held in the Ottoman pavilion. Please bring a chair.Master OsmanCamp Ordu Gal$0.00
1pm – ?Brewing Discussion – 21 & upThis will be a discussion/survey of how much impact the choice of yeast and/or hops makes in brewing.  This will involve samples, legal drinking age (21 and over) folks only.    Alain ap DafyddAgricultural Village / Brewhaus$0.00
1pm – 2:30 pmPatterning the Minoan underdress and skirtHow to draft, construct, and embellish the Minoan heanos (V-neck underdress) and wrap skirt – Attendee Limit 25Petronella Lockeheart (Petra)Vingolf 2$0.00
1 pm – 2pmMovement for Courtesan PersonasCome learn how to stay in character right down to your movements. Do you want to be coyishly demure or vivaciously sultry? It’s all up to you! All genders   Due to content, this class is limited to those 18 years old and older. This class is part of the Knowne World Courtesan class track. – Attendee Limit 15Geneviefve d’EstelleCourtesan Tent$0.00
1pm – 2pmBrocade Tablet Weaving in the 12th – 16th CenturiesWe’ll look at extant brocaded tablet woven bands and textile information from Europe in the 12th-16th centuries, then move into a technique, tools, and Q&A discussion. 
This class is appropriate for all ages, and though a basic understanding of tablet weaving is helpful, it is not essential.  (Booklet also available on line) – Attendee Limit 8
 Ellisif GydasdottirVingolf Class 1$10 for booklet
1 pm – 3 pmBlock Printing 101: Wood BlocksDescription: come hear advice on using wood blocks for Printing on a variety of fabrics. Hands on class. Come try your hand at printing! Bring a project! We will have fabric Samples, some wood block samples, & paint. If you purchase A wood block, bring to demo and test it!
Amani Bey ibn Masha’al al-SabtiSilvertree
Souq – Merchant Booth
$0.00
2 pm – 3 pmSPECIAL EDITION Cookies & Answers – Great Court EditionCourt has its own rhythm and flow, and each one is different! Learn wow to survive Kingdom & Great court with your head attached–really, its not THAT bad!Altani Bayar VashiNewcomer’s Point$0.00
2pm – 3pmGreek & Roman Hairstyles for a Feminine LookWe will discuss basic hair care in the classical world, and then delve into how to construct several period styles from Greece and Rome. Hair care techniques discussed apply to all genders, but the styles we will be covering are historically identified for women. All gender identities are welcome to attend and participate. This is a perfect class to bring a friend or partner who can help with your hair. Limited supplies will be available for a $5 fee, but the class is free to attend. This class is part of the Knowne World Courtesans class track. – Attendee Limit 14Gwlados Vachan/Lucretia LepidaCourtesan Tent$5.00
3pm – ?Brewer’s ConferenceBrewer’s Conference hosted by House Barra – Please bring a chair Isabelle LaFar House Barra$0.00
3pm – 4pmLate Period Hairstyling for SCA EventsDemonstration of easy and popular medieval and Renaissance hairstyles that you can recreate using modern tools to enhance your SCA experience. Will also include tips to secure those tricky veils! This is a free-form class and requests are taken. If you would like to follow along please bring bobby pins, combs, and hair ties. All ages welcome. Part of the Knowne World Courtesans Track. – Attendee Limit 15Justina di SilvestriCourtesan Tent$0.00