Youth and Family Activities

Saturday, January 28:

Far End of Mezzanine: (near Hawthorne)

9:00 am – 5:00 pm  Family Lounge open on Mezzanine. A space is being provided for families to get away from the hustle and bustle of the event, meet one another, and enjoy some quiet activities. This space is being provided by the Chancellor Minor of Stonemarche, and the same child supervision rules that apply for the rest of Birka will apply in this space as well as the classroom space next to it. Unsupervised children will be asked to locate their adults.

10:00 am – 5:00 pm Youth Garb Swap

10:00 am – 5:00 pm Open Gaming


For all classes: Gentles under 10 who would like to attend will need direct supervision of an adult or older teen.

10:00 am – 11:00 am Viking Ships and Shields, presented by Bryniarr Ísólfsson. Building Viking ships and talking about how they were built.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm  Stained Glass, presented by Madame Perronnelle de Croy. Shapes, tissue paper, and contact paper for the younger scadians and window cling, puff paint variety for the older (say 10+) crowd. $2 for the handout and project mat

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm  Craft Dragon, presented by Lady Toi Fiore. Make a fire breathing dragon and listen to an audience participation story about a dragon.

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm  Period Board Games, presented by Baroness Aislinn Chiabach. An introduction to period board games such as Fox and Geese, and Nine Men’s Morris.

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Royal Court – Youth (Hawthorne)

Their Majesties will host all Youth, complete with the Toybox

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Teen Meet and Greet, presented by Lord Corwin Blackthorne. This is a chance for those citizens of our kingdom between the ages of 13-17 to not only get a chance to meet one another, but also to discuss with the Chancellor Minor what it is they would like to get out of the SCA. Come share your ideas on how to make the East a more friendly and welcoming place for teenagers.