[COLLEGIUM CAIDIS FALL 2001]

Course Catalog

COOKING / BREWING COSTUME / TEXTILES DANCE
GUEST INSTRUCTOR HEAVY WEAPONS / WAR COLLEGE
HERALDRY HISTORY LIGHT WEAPONS
MISCELLANEA MUSIC NEEDLEWORK / FIBER
RAPIER SCRIBAL ARTS SOCIETY SKILLS
YOUTH: OLDER CHILDREN AND TEENS YOUTH: YOUNG CHILDREN

GUEST INSTRUCTORS: Master Cariadoc of the Bow, and his Lady, Mistress Elizabeth of Dendermonde

Being Your Persona & In Persona Storytelling - A discussion of how to maintain the illusion, for yourself and others, that you are a medieval person, and how to do an in persona encampment.
- How to create the effect of a period storyteller telling stories to a period audience, along with a discussion of sources for period stories. Followed by an in persona bardic circle for any remaining time.
Instructor: Master Cariadoc
SAT 4 - 6 PM
Camping Without a Cooler How to feed yourself period food at camping events without having to bring a cooler.
Instructor: Mistress Elizabeth
SAT 2 - 4 PM
Cooking from Primary Sources How to find period recipes and cook from them.
Instructors: Master Cariadoc and Mistress Elizabeth
SUN 9 - 11 AM
Jewelry Slide Show Slides of period jewelry from many museums, with commentary.
Instructor: Master Cariadoc
SAT 9 - 11 AM
Period Islamic Cooking A discussion of what period Islamic food was like, based on surviving recipes.
Instructors: Master Cariadoc and Mistress Elizabeth
SUN 11 AM - 1 PM
Water Hardened Leather and Easy to Make Period Furniture - The basics of how to use hot water to form and harden leather for armor.
- A description of how to make a tale and a rope bed based on period pictures.
Instructor: Master Cariadoc
SAT 11 AM - 1 PM

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COOKING/BREWING

Arabic Cuisine Unveiled This class will discuss Arabic cooking within the SCA time period. Specifically 12th Century Andalusian and how it differs from "traditional" Arabic foods. Sampling of period Arabic dishes and analysis of contents, textures and spices.
Instructor: THLady Gillian of Lynnhaven
SAT 2 - 4 PM
Creating a Compassionate Feast How to create a feast for a larger segment of the populace. Will address vegetarianism, food sensitivities, and allergies. Learn how to redact recipes to accommodate everyone. Samples of food will be prepared during class.
Instructor: Lord Dafydd MacDonald
SAT 11 AM - 1 PM
Herbals and the Evolution of Herbalism This survey class will discuss several of the herbals known in period and how the art and science of herbalism has evolved into what we know today.
Instructor: Dame Catherine deSteele
SUN 2 - 4 PM
Medieval Cuisine in Germany Historical and economic effects of religious changes on cuisine. Survey of literature, trends in service and taste. Student will receive an historical overview, some typical recipes and a German glossary.
Instructor: Lord Martin de Thalassa
SUN 2 - 4 PM
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Pomanders: A Period Accessory This class will discuss the use of pomanders in period including composition of pomanders and fashions throughout history. We will prepare 2 different forms of pomander in class for use in these Current Middle Ages.
Instructor: Dame Catherine Adrienne deSteele
SAT 4 - 6 PM
Spices and Redaction Workshop
FULL
In this class we will explore the wide variety of herbs and spices known in period, with emphasis on safe and savory use. We will also redact a spice-rich period recipe and taste how the use of herbs and spices enhances medieval cooking.
Instructor: THLady Gillian of Lynnhaven
SUN 11 AM - 1 PM

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COSTUME/TEXTILES

Clothing of the Indian Subcontinent 1400-1650 An overview of costume in India, particularly under the Mughal dynasty. Both men's and women's styles will be reviewed, through a slide presentation and discussion. We will cover patterning, fabrics, and accessories. Come and learn about the perfect fashions for Caid's hot summers!
Instructor: Arianna Nunneschild
SUN 9 - 11 AM
Coffee Mug Dyeing for Adults Dyeing small items, such as embroidery thread, silk ribbons, trim or braid, needlework yarn, etc. with synthetic dyes chosen for resemblance to medieval and Renaissance colors. Each student should bring a couple of mugs for dyeing in. Students will be using dyes, wear clothing that can get dye on them.
Instructor: Mistress Flavia (Bjo) Beatrice Carmigniani
SAT 4 - 6 PM
# of Students: 12 MAX
Costuming for the Rapier Field, Beyond Doublets and Trunkhose This class is an overview of how to research and create your own rapier armor. Class will include ideas of costume, armor requirements, and fabric selection.
Instructor: Lady Christeane Regan MacNab
SUN 9 - 11 AM
Dye & Fabric Timeline Learn what dyes were used when; in which country; when mordants were added; what dye colors were most popular; what fabrics really were available in your time period; when printed fabrics were introduced to Europe. In spite of what RenFaire costumer "experts" claim total black was achieved in Medieval times. Dye samples (indigo, madder, cochineal, logwood) will be available for inspection. Timeline handouts will be given to each student.
Instructor: Mistress Flavia (Bjo) Beatrice Carmigniani
SAT 11 AM - 1 PM
Dyeing Naturally - Workshop Use natural dyes (indigo, logwood, madder, etc.) on wool yarns and silk swatches of fabric to create your own sample book of Medieval and Renaissance colors. Over-dye techniques will be employed, as well. Students may dye yarns spun on Saturday at the Spin-in. Student will be using dyes, wear clothing that can get dye on them.
Instructor: Mistress Flavia (Bjo) Beatrice Carmigniani
SUN 9 AM - 4 PM (All Day)
# of Students: 12 MAX
German Ladies' Clothing 1475-1575 A detailed look at German women's fashions of the Renaissance, including a slide presentation of works by Cranach, Baldung Grien, Holbein, Altdorfer, Durer, and many other German masters. We will discuss both open-fronted and closed-fronted gowns, with a close review of construction and underpinnings. Patterning, fabrics, colors and accessories will be explored, including a brief note on millinery techniques.
Instructor: Arianna Nunneschild
SAT 2 - 4 PM
Norse/Viking Women's Clothing What did a well dressed Viking woman wear? This class will cover patterns, fabrics, hand-sewing techniques, and methods of trimming. This class will also cover the ever important "How to accessorize your Viking clothing."
Instructor: THLand Mary Isabel of Heatherstone
SAT 9 - 11 AM
Personal Basic Patterns This is a hands-on workshop for the easiest way to make personalized basic patterns called slopers which you can use for designing your own patterns or for altering bought patterns. Everyone will leave with a basic top pattern, a handout of what is covered in the workshop, instructions on how to do your arms, bottom half including your feet, tools recommended and where to find them and handouts of some basic patterns to make for your first personalized costume.
Instructor: Lucretia Lagersuufer
SAT 4 - 6 PM

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DANCE

Beginning English Country Dance:
Step Vocabulary Analysis (9 - 11)
Pattern Analysis (11 - 1)
This is a four-hour (2 - two hour sessions) class.
Step Vocabulary teaches the basic words and figures used by the bulk of the English Country Dance corpus regularly danced in Caid today; at the end of this class you will be able to follow the called figures for any beginning and many intermediate English country dances.
Pattern Analysis examines the ways in which these steps are put together to create dances, from the simplest to the fairly complex, allowing the student to recognize patterns in English country dances and thus to figure out where to be when.
Instructors: THLady Berengere d'Acre and Mistress Robynne the Grey
SAT 9 AM - 1 PM
Beginning Morris Dance
UPDATED
Learn about basic Morris dances in multiple traditions and background. Class is lecture/demo format with participation if time permits. Please - students must be over 14 years of age. Students should wear comfortable shoes and bring 2 handkerchiefs in case there is time to practice. The hour from 5pm to 6pm can be used for practice and discussion without instructor supervision.
Instructor: Members of the Local Morris Dance Community
SAT 4 - 6 PM
English Country and Court Dances Review some of the more basic country dances in the Caidan repertoire. May have time to cover some of the more courtly dances as well. Perfect supplement to Saturday's classes, but no prior knowledge necessary.
Instructor: Seigneur Frederic de Cherbourg
SUN 11 AM - 1 PM
Scottish Country Dance This is the ballroom dance of Scotland. Learn steps and techniques as well as some background of this lively dance form. You don't need to bring a partner.
Instructors: Douglas and Althea MacDonald
SUN 2 - 4 PM
Surviving a Revel on Your Two Left Feet For beginners or to brush-up, this class will prepare you for the basic court and country dances found at most Caidan Revels.
Instructor: Baroness Ghislaine d'Auxerre
SAT 2 - 4 PM

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HEAVY WEAPONS/WAR COLLEGE

Battle and the Warfield. SCA combat for the common soldier This class will discuss the common soldier and his place on an SCA battlefield; the pros and cons of membership in small groups, large fighting units, and fighting solo on the warfield. Rules of the lists for the war-fighter will be discussed as well as tactics, and training as they apply to the warfield. This class is primarily for beginning fighters and those new to the war-field of the SCA, but veterans will enjoy it as well.
Instructors: THLord Gulliver Blackrune and Praetorium Staff
SAT 9 - 11 AM
Heavy Weapons Training  
Instructor: Sir Malachi Brightskull
SUN 11 AM - 4 PM
Royal Army of Caid Overview and History This class will discuss the history of Caid's army from single fighters and mixed warbands to the current brigade system. Unit membership in the brigades, army rankings, and past activities will be discussed. This will be a great chance for war-pups and old war-dogs to review what the army's past has been and its future can be. This class is scheduled for 11 to 1 but might extend into the lunch hour in an unofficial capacity depending on the speakers and the interest level of the participants.
Instructor: Praetorium Staff
SAT 11 AM - 1 PM

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HERALDRY

Heraldic Consultation Drop in class. No registration needed. An open forum of Heraldic Consultation on all areas that might interest the student. Heralds will be available for consultation on names and devices of a myriad of time periods and locations.
Instructors: the Caidan Heralds
SAT 9 AM - 6 PM AND
SUN 9 AM - 4 PM

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HISTORY

Book Club: The Burgermeister's Daughter Here's a new twist on traditional classes: a book discussion! We begin with The Burgermeister's Daughter: Scandal in a 16th Century German Town by Steven Ozment. This is the story of the local Burgermiester's daughter who is having an affair with two men and raiding the wine cellar. Dad is unhappy and cuts her off. She sues for non-support. The case goes on for thirty years. It is a window into inheritance law, religious and social upheavals, the position of women, business practices and local political chicanery. Come prepared for a rollicking good gossip about money, women, sex, greed and all of it in period! The book is available on line or through bookstores such as Barnes&Noble, Borders, etc. The paper back is $11.70. ISBN 0060977213.
Moderators: Mistress Maria Theresa Ipnerietta, Mistress Siobhan and Dame Hydyr ferch Caradoc
SAT 4 - 6 PM
History of Caid Roundtable A review of early events in the development of the Kingdom of Caid with participants from out of the past, slides and event descriptions and discussions.
Moderator: Lord Jared Alexandre Blaydeaux
SUN 9 - 11 AM
A History of Chivalry A look at the concepts and development of the ideals of chivalry, contrasted against the realities of the behavior of the knightly class during the middle ages.
Moderator: Lord Jared Alexandre Blaydeaux
SUN 2 - 4 PM
A History of Firearms during the SCA Period This class will present the historic development and use of firearms prior to 1600 AD. Slides will be shown, featuring surviving period pieces in public and private collections. Actual weapon mechanics as well as decoration will be discussed. Also covered will be a brief section on the safe display of period firearms.
Instructor: THLord Njall Olaf Hagerson
SUN 11 AM - 1 PM
History's Mysteries & Scandals: The Princes in the Tower Was it Richard III with a pillow in the Tower? Henry VII with poison from the palace? Or perhaps Lord Buckingham with a candlestick in the privy chamber? Come see what really happened to the two sons of Edward IV, and along the way, learn about bigamy amongst the Plantagenets, Tudor spin doctors, lying bishops and saints, Shakespeare's inadequacies as a historian (who cares?), and why you should always, always question authority. Hopefully, the first in a series of classes on the dark side of history.
Instructor: Mistress Siobhan ni'Breoghain
SAT 11 AM - 1 PM
Research 101 Does the thought of library research and footnotes scare you? Are you afraid of bookworms and dustmites? Are these some of the excuses you use to avoid researching your projects? Come learn how to do basic research in a user friendly setting (and our bookworms don't bite!). We will teach you the difference between primary and secondary sources, how to find information you might have thought impossible to find, and all about those nifty resources your local library has hidden. Bring your questions and research conundrums and let us help you.
Instructors: Maestra Maria Theresa Ipenarrieta and Mistress Siobhan ni'Breoghain
SAT 9 - 11 AM
Strange Tales of the Elizabethan Era (or, She Gave Birth to a What?) Do you think it impossible for a woman to give birth to a flayed cat? How about imps impregnating women in the forest? Not true, you say! Well, not according to the Elizabethans. Come learn about all the strange things recorded during the Elizabethan era, and what they tell us about society--divorce, childbirth, marriage, etc.
Instructor: Mistress Maria Theresa Ipenattieta
SAT 2 - 4 PM
CANCELLED
Views from Pictavia: The Cultural Legacy of the Picts A multi-media exploration of the history and culture of the Picts. The Picts were an artistically brilliant people who occupied north Britain around AD 300-900, but who lost their identity and were largely forgotten. Who were they? What did they believe in? What became of them? Our class will explore the history and culture of the Picts, through the vivid images of their symbol stones, art, music, and the most recent archaeological findings.
Instructor: Tighearna Broichan Maqq Kynat
SUN 9 - 11 AM
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LIGHT WEAPONS

SCA Light Weapons Combat This class covers the basics of SCA light weapons combat as practiced in the Kingdom of Caid. Armoring standards, clothing suggestions, general weapons construction, etc. A light weapons practice will follow the class.
Instructors: Lord Glen MacAulley
SUN 9 - 11 AM
Light Weapons Training Field practice in light weapons, bring your armor and weapons.
Instructors: Lord Glen MacAulley
SUN 11 AM - 4 PM

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MISCELLANEA

Chainmail Jewelry
FULL
This class covers how to manufacture chainmail jewelry. Learn the tools used to create rings and put them together into different patterns for bracelets and necklaces. Learn to make a double-link chain, Byzantine and box patterns.
Instructor: Tiarna Donal O'Brien
SAT 4 - 6 PM
# of Students: 4 MAX
Copper or Tin - Embossing & Tooling Learn how to emboss and tool thin gauge copper or tin (30 gauge) with simple tools, such as ballpoint pens and popsicle sticks. Bring any designs that you might want to emboss upon the metal.
Instructor: THLady Miriam bas Levi
SUN 2 - 4 PM
History of the Bead, Glass Beadmaking (Advanced Class) For glass beadmakers, who know what they want to make, but not how. Starting with a short lecture on the history of beads, students in this class will work on beads that cause beadmakers headaches went trying to reproduce. Including the dots on dots Roman beads, Raked beads of the Anglo-Saxon and Vikings, hollow beads and Red Hearts of the later period Venetians. We will also discuss the uses of beads as accessories in the SCA. Students need to have attended a previous bead making class.
Instructor: THLady Cynthia de Wickeresham
SAT 9 Am - 1 PM
# of Students: 6 MAX
Mehndi: The Traditional Art of Henna Painting Workshop will consist of a brief historical outline, research methods, traditional patterns for different cultures, traditional and non-traditional ways to mix your own henna paste, self-training and practice methods as well as a demonstration of different traditional and non-traditional methods of application. Class includes a kit to practice mehndi.
Instructor: Lucretia Lagersuufer
SAT 2 - 4 PM
Pyrography- Woodburned Medallion Learn the history and basics of woodburned art, also known as pyrography. Draw and burn your own device onto a slice of wood that can then be worn as a pendant. Students can bring their own woodburner, sand paper and an apron. Please wear close fitting sleeves.
Instructor: THLady Miriam bas Levi
SUN 10 AM - 1 PM

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MUSIC

A Bardic Primer An introductory class for those new or interested in the Bardic Arts of Caid. This class will cover documentable, period, and "modern in a period style" music. It will also cover how to find the music, and suggestions of how to practice and perform it. Student may wish to bring a tape recorder and a blank tape to class.
Instructor: THLord Thomas Bordeaux
SUN 9 - 11 AM
Basic Middle-Eastern Drumming This is a hands-on class. Come learn the basic rhythms (beledi, chiftitelli, mas moude, saidi and others as time permits) of middle eastern drumming. Hand positions, basic techniques, time signatures and working with other musicians and dancers will also be discussed. Students should bring their drum or an empty coffee can with lid.
Instructor: Baron Randwulf de la Terre de Ete
SUN 2 - 4 PM
Medieval Music Appreciation 1: Monophony Without Monotony Come see why plain chant isn't so plain and hear the rich tradition of songs beyond chant that won't put you to sleep. We'll pay special attention to regional traditions from every corner of the medieval West and the women's contributions to the literature.
Instructor: Lord Perrin Ghelincx
SAT 9 - 11 AM
Medieval Music Appreciation 2: Hard-Core Medieval Polyphony No fa-la-la's or syrupy madrigals allowed. Learn how to listen to - and enjoy - this oft - neglected music from before the Renaissance, with a special guest appearance by some very powerful little girls.
Instructor: Lord Perrin Ghelincx
SAT 11 - 1 PM
Overview of Performance Practice in the Abbasid Era This class will cover performance practices during the Abbasid Rea, the period of Medieval History from 750-932 A.D., as well as the status of performers and performances in the court of Baghdad.
Instructor: Mistress Finella Harper
SUN 11 - 1 PM
Phoenix Players If you read music and play an instrument, we want you! Bring a music stand and your instrument and prepare to have a good time. Please note: students must be able to sight read and should have an instrument that blends well in a group setting. For advance copies of music, contact Mistress Finella - look in CP Regnum/Ars Caidis for her information.
Instructor: Mistress Finella Harper
SAT 2 - 4 PM
Vocal Master Class This class is for those gentles currently working on music for the Society. Period works are strongly encouraged. The instructor will coach the student in the manner appropriate for the period of the song, assist with diction and inflection, posture and breath and give suggestions for the future performances. Instructor requests that students sent him a copy of their music before the class.
Instructor: THLord Beorn of the Northern Sea
SAT 4 - 6 PM

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NEEDLEWORK/FIBER

Advanced Inkle Loom Techniques (Advanced Class) A lecture and discussion class covering intermediate and advanced inkle loom techniques: brocading; pickup work; multiple shuttles; bead work; adding loops, bells and fringe; more. There will be no hands on activity in the class but there will be descriptive handouts. Students are encouraged to bring finished projects with interesting techniques for show and tell, and to bring problems and questions for a how-to round table.
Instructor: Mistress Lynnette de Sandoval del Valle de las Unicornios
SAT 2 - 6 PM
Beginning Drop Spindle Have you always wanted to take a spindle to Court? Wanted to impress your friends with skeins of cool yarn? Now is your chance. This beginning class is for all ages and those with little or no skill, but lots of interest. There will be wool to spin, other fibers to sample and compare (like flax, silk, llama, mohair, dog fur) and some history of the drop spindle. Handouts will include all steps, fluffy fiber to finished yarn. Students should bring a drop spindle if they have one.
Instructor: THLady Eilidh Swann of Strathlachlan
SUN 2 - 4 PM
Introduction to Inkle Weaving Inkle weaving is a pleasant, useful craft that is not difficult to learn. It produces narrow bands, good for trim, belts, sashes, ribbons, etc. It is an ideal craft to work on at SCA events and a great introduction to weaving. Bring your inkle loom, shuttles, and heddles if you have them but come even if you don't!
Instructor: Lady Meghan Paget
SAT 9 AM - 1 PM
# of Students: 10 MAX
Irish Potato Basket Make a gathering basket from the beginning. Students should bring rose clippers and a towel. Note: you will get wet in this class.
Instructor: Mistress Therese of the White Griffin
SUN 9 AM - 1 PM
CANCELLED
# of Students: 10 MAX
Spin-In The Spin-in is for any fiber-minded individual to come and learn, strengthen skills, or help others with any task or artform in the fiber arts. Spinners, knitters, weavers, crocheters, basket-makers, et al are all welcome. It is a "drop-in" format where you can come and go at will. Bring your equipment and materials.
Instructor: Baroness Thea Northernridge
SAT 9 AM - 6 PM

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RAPIER

Rapier Combat 101: Introduction and Practice Rapier Combat in the SCA and Caid. We will discuss form, technique, and the requirements for participation: armor; blades, etc. There will be a limited amount of loaner armor and equipment available to try your hand at this style of combat. Men must bring and wear groin protection. Ladies are recommended to bring extra padding for breast protection. Min. age 16 with parent waiver. Bring $2 for Marshal handbook. If possible, bring armor, rapier gear and protection.
Instructor: Lord Robert Camulus Brigantia and Tora Toka
SAT 11 AM - 1 PM
Rapier Combat Marshalling This class is required to become a warranted Rapier Marshall in Caid. We will cover such topics as: safety on and off the field, rules of the lists, armor requirements and weapon specification. Anyone interested in any facet of rapier combat is encouraged to attend. You do not have to be an authorized fighter to become a marshal. Bring $2 for Marshal Handbook.
Instructor: Don Laertes Blackavar McBride
SAT 9 - 11 AM
Rapier Training This is your opportunity to practice with some of the best Rapier combatants in the Kingdom, get advice and work on improving your technique.
Instructor: Don Laertes Blackavar McBride
SUN 11 AM - 4 PM

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SCRIBAL ARTS

Basic Scroll Production Step by step basics for anyone interested in working on scrolls. Class covers choosing a style, design and layout, painting and finishing touches. Information also provided on tools and material, Caidan scroll guidelines, and getting scroll assignments.
Instructors: Contessa Luciana Maria Novella Di Carlo
SUN 9 - 11 AM
Beginning Blackletter Learn the construction of the basic letter forms for this best-known calligraphic hand. We will discuss pen angles, letter height, and ornamentation of the miniscule (lower case) letters. If we have time, we'll look at the majiscule (capital) letters as well. (Please note that this class is directed for right-handed writers.)
Instructors: Baron Giles Hill
SAT 2 - 4 PM
Beginning Insular Knotwork The class will cover the basic form of the dots method of creating knotwork panels, and how to color the resulting knots. Student should bring paper (quad-ruled paper is easiest), writing materials, and colored pencils or markers.
Instructors: Éowyn Amberdrake
SUN 11 AM - 1 PM
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Fixing Your Scribal Mistakes The calligraphy is almost done, when - BLOB? You're doing final touch-ups on the illumination, then - Oops? There goes your paint water all over the scroll. All is not lost! This class will tell you how to fix almost every mishap. Students should bring: x-acto knife, a marble, a highly polished stone, any pens you have, and any messed-up projects that need fixing.
Instructors: Mistress Morgan Athenry
SAT 4 - 6 PM
Heraldic Art for Scribes Pall? Pale? Pile? Cabossed? Eradicated? Why it's enough to send a poor scribe over to the edge. Learn to decipher a blazon and create an emblazon without going semy!
Instructors: Master James Andrew MacAlister and Baroness Ghislaine d'Auxerre
SUN 11 AM - 1 PM
CANCELLED
Intermediate Knotwork This class assumes that the student is comfortable with the dots method of creating knotwork. We will cover more advanced techniques, such as diagonal breaks, X-knots, switch knots, and circle knots. We will see some of the ways knots were used by Picts, Britons, Anglo-Saxons, and Irish. We will also compare Insular knotwork with Roman, Coptic, and Arabic styles. Student should bring paper (quad-ruled paper is easiest), writing materials, and colored pencils or markers.
Instructors: Éowyn Amberdrake
SUN 2 - 4 PM
Pigments for a Period Palette An overview of the various pigments in use during our period, for the painter or illuminator.
Instructors: Lord Martin FitzJames
SAT 11 AM - 1 PM
Scriptorium All day hands-on calligraphy and illumination. All are welcome to work on scrolls for those deserving souls who have earned them. Contact the Scribe Amarius for details.
Instructors: Contessa Luciana Novella Di Carlo
SUN 9 AM - 4 PM
Striving for Authenticity in Scrolls (Advanced Class) A discussion of various elements of historical illuminated manuscripts pages with an emphasis on period styles, materials and techniques and mundane substitutions. Intended for scribes attempting to create a more period look on scrolls.
Instructors: Contessa Luciana Novella Di Carlo
SAT 9 - 11 AM

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SOCIETY SKILLS

Accounting in the SCA Covers financial policies and procedures for the SCA in general, for Caid in particular. Reporting requirements, expense policies, other interesting topics will be covered. Highly recommended for anyone wanting to be warranted as an exchequer in Caid.
Instructor: THLady Asgerdr Audsdottir
SAT 11 - 1 PM
Basic Exchequery This class is for those interested in becoming the Exchequer for a barony/shire/canton who lack basic bookkeeping experience or knowledge. NOT REQUIRED if you have bookkeeping or accounting background. The basics of double entry bookkeeping, accounting for your cash, assembling basic reports.
Instructor: THLady Asgerdr Audsdottir
SAT 9 - 11 AM
Branch Seneschal Basics Overview of the Seneschals' Handbook. What is required of the officer and ideas and suggestions for those already in office. Suggestions on how to organize yourself, and conduct a business meeting. We'll close with a group discussion. Handbook will be available for purchase.
Instructor: Lord Rowen Killian
SAT 9 - 11 AM
Chatelaine Officer's Class This is a class for chatelaines holding the office (chatelaines ordinary), deputies, those interested in the office, and chatelaines-at-large (chatelaines extra-ordinary). We will be discussing the various duties, responsibilities and rewards of the office. This class is strongly recommended for all officers or those interested in how the office functions. Everyone should bring a copy of the "Chatelaine's Handbook" with them. If you do not have a copy and plan to attend the meeting, contact the Kingdom Chatelaine (listed in the CP) at least one week before the meeting so one can be printed.
Instructor: THLady Ygraine o Gaerllion Fawr
SAT 2 - 4 PM
Chirurgeon Class The office of the Chirurgeon is more than just standing up and telling the populace that the sun is your enemy. This class is for people who are warranted chirurgeons, would like to be a warranted chirurgeons or hold the Office of Chirurgeon for their local group. This class covers the requirements for warranting, what chirurgeons can and can't do and the paperwork required.
Instructor: Lord Padraig O'Connell
SAT 4 - 6 PM
CANCELLED
Chronicler and Web Class This is a class for chroniclers and webministers holding office, and those wishing to learn more about these offices. We will be discussing the various duties, responsibilities and rewards of the office, and why these two offices are related. This class is strongly recommended for all officers or those interested in how the office functions.
Instructor: Rowanna del Baylley
SUN 2 - 4 PM
Duties of Territorial Marshals Hands-on class dealing with the paperwork and official duties of Territorial Marshall.
Instructor: Master Aldred von Froschheim
SUN 2 - 4 PM
# of Students: 10 MAX
Financial Committee Roundtable A roundtable discussion regarding the workings of the "Privy Council" or, mundanely, the Financial Committee.
Instructor: Lord Rowen Killian
SAT 2 - 4 PM
Intro for Combat Field Workers Entry level class for those persons who want to learn the basics of helping with the Tourney fields. This includes person who want to be: Marshall in training; Herald in training (field), Medic in training and Lists Runners. Any age may attend the class, but some positions require you be age 18+ in order to do the job. Otherwise, any young person who is able to think rationally, follow directions, and act WITHOUT DIRECT SUPERVISION can find a place to serve.
Instructor: Master Aldred von Froschheim
SUN 9 - 11 AM
# of Students: 15 MAX
Intro To The Constabulary 101 This is the required course to complete the Constable-In-training (CIT) and become a Constable of Caid. We will discuss the issues of today with regards to the security and safety of the kingdom and its populace.
Instructor: Wulfric Thjostolfsson
SAT 4 - 6 PM
Lists Officer's Class In class discussion of the duties of the List's Officer and traditional ways to handle Lists and combat activities.
Instructor: Mistress Melasandra Sandifer
SUN 9 AM - 12 PM
Marshals Warranting Mandatory Class Class required before taking the Marshal Warrant test.
Instructor: Master Aldred von Froschheim
SUN 11 - 1 PM
# of Students: 15 MAX
Never Let 'Em See You Sweat Ever wonder how Royalty always manages to look cool, fresh and put together at the same hot, dusty and grimy war site you're at? It's not just because they got to go to the front of the shower line. Come find out some ideas to help you feel more in control and less grungy at war.
Instructors: Duchess Ceinwen ferch Rhys and Baroness Cara Michelle du Valier
SUN 2 - 4 PM
The Not-Pentathlon: Kingdom Sciences Day On August 3, 2002, the Kingdom Arts and Sciences Office is sponsoring a kingdom-level Sciences Faire. Unlike the Pentathlon, the day will focus on demonstrations and exhibits, although contests will be held. This outreach class is aimed at the guilds, groups, and artisans of the kingdom who may be interested in participating. The autocrat will describe the event as currently planned, and actively recruit for additional ideas, sub-autocrats and participants. Any one with an interest in the arts and sciences of the SCA is encouraged to attend.
Instructor: Baroness Angelina Nicollette de Beaumont
SAT 2 - 4 PM
Officers Roundtable This is an opportunity for all SCA Officers to get together and discuss their duties and get questions answered.
Instructor: Lord Rowen Killian
SAT 11 AM - 1 PM
Running Alternate Lists "Creative is our middle name." Responses for List's Officers and Autocrats who want something different. In class discussion of non-traditional ways to handle Lists and combat activities, not usually covered by the traditional double elimination tourney. Types of Lists covered include Pas d'Armes, Mad Dog, melees, and round robins among others. Bring your ideas and questions.
Instructor: Mistress Melasandra Sandifer
SUN 12 - 1 PM
Surviving Your First Year in the SCA We all started out at the same place, just on the edge of what can be a grand adventure. This class is designed to make attending your first few events both exciting and fun. We'll go over what clothes you can wear, what you should bring to an event, and how to understand some of the different forms of speech and manners used in the SCA. I really look forward to meeting you all and helping you understand what we do, how we do it and why we do it the way we do. Also a good refresher course for those who have been away awhile or who are new to Caid.
Instructor: THLady Ygraine o Gaerllion Fawr
SAT 9 - 11 AM

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YOUTH: OLDER CHILDREN AND TEENS

** These classes are designed for independent children and teens, as well as youth leaders who wish to get ideas to take back to their own youth groups. Younger children accompanied by a parent will not be turned away, but keep in mind that the workshop projects may be a little advanced for them. Classes for younger children follow.

Heraldry for Kids and Teens Learn the basics of SCA heraldry and work on creating your own heraldic designs for submission. Lots of ideas and practice paper will be provided.
Instructor: Zsana Borgenova
SUN 9 - 11 AM
Illuminated Book (Master Class) Students with some experience in calligraphy and simple bookbinding will create illuminated books filled with art and phrases from Medieval times. Then we will hand sew the pages with needle and thread to make a bound book, complete with a "leather-look" cover. Pre-registration is highly recommended!
Instructor: Baroness Aelfwyn Wodende
SAT 2 - 4 PM
Leather Boffer Armor Young students (8 years and up) will learn the basics of leather stamping to decorate their own Boffer groin armor piece. Students need to be able to use leather stamps and other tools. Children under 10 need to be accompanied by a parent.
Instructor: Lady Bridget Lucia MacKenzie
SAT 9 - 11 AM
Painting Tiles Paint a tile. Must be able to handle basic painting. Students should wear clothing that can get paint on them or an apron.
Instructor: Lady Mercy of Altavia
SAT 4 - 6 PM
Portable Easel Each student will make their own portable easel for scribal work. The easel is designed to lay flat for ease of transport. Be on time so we can finish in an hour!
Instructor: Lady Elspeth of Foxden
SAT 11 AM - noon
CANCELLED
Serendipity Room Come and discover some SCA fun. There will be games to play, in addition to other period activities. Rotate from station to station. Come and relax. Meet new friends. Finish a project you started.
Instructor: Baroness Aelfwyn Wodende
Serendipity Room I: SAT 9 - 10 AM
Serendipity Room II: SAT 4 - 6 PM
Serendipity Room III: SUN 11 - 1 PM
Simple and Fancy Calligraphy Try your hand at calligraphy and leave with a miniature scroll. We will practice with feather and straw quills using tempera paint, plus calligraphy pens with a 2.5 nib. It is OK to bring your own calligraphy pens, too.
Instructor: Baroness Aelfwyn Wodende
SAT 10 - 11 AM
Viking Shield Construct a Viking Shield with heavy cardboard and quick-drying paint. Use it to hang on your wall or prop up in your pavilion. Using Viking runes, learn to write your name and a warrior message, too!
Instructors: Baroness Aelfwyn Wodende and Lady Bridget Lucia MacKenzie
SAT 11 AM - 1 PM

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YOUTH: YOUNG CHILDREN

** The following Collegium classes are designed for the children of Caid. In order for your child to have a happy experience while attending Collegium Caidis please keep in mind the following:

If you wish to volunteer to teach or organize a class, please contact Mistress Beth Carpenter of Rye for the Young Child Classes or Baroness Aelwyn Wodende for the Youth and Teen classes.

Chronicling/Games Both active games and word games with snacks. We play outside, if at all possible. Children must have enough attention span to sit still and listen; and be responsive enough to participate in word games; OR a parent may attend with a smaller child.
Instructor: Beth Carpenter of Rye
SAT 11 - 1 PM
Fabric Arts Children will learn very beginning needlework skills. Children may be any age, but must be old enough to work with real needles and scissors AND have at least a half-hour attention span. Anyone interested in getting ideas for playing with/teaching SCA children is more than welcome to attend.
Instructor: Beth Carpenter of Rye
SAT 9 - 11 AM
Paperlore We will explore early printing, using rubber stamps to simulate block printing. Children should be old enough to cut with scissors, follow directions, and have a half hour attention span.
Instructor: Beth Carpenter of Rye
SAT 4 - 6 PM
Theater Arts Children will invent and produce a puppet show, including making some simple puppets. Children must be old enough to cut safely.
Instructor: Beth Carpenter of Rye
SAT 2 - 4 PM

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