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The East Kingdom is a part of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. (SCA), a not-for-profit educational organization which studies the Middle Ages by recreating the pastimes and crafts of the period. The East Kingdom covers Delaware, eastern Pennsylvania and New York, the New England states and eastern Canada.|
The SCA is a place where you don't just watch - you participate! Every person plays a part in creating the the atmosphere and participates in whatever activities and studies they find interesting. For some this means making period clothing. For others it means learning calligraphy, armored combat, fencing, archery, dancing or countless other activities that interested them.
We hold "events" (what we call our gatherings) nearly every weekend. Some events feature tournaments and feasts, while others specialize in learning more about particular crafts. The summer months often feature full weekends of activities. Come join us! We're happy to help you get started with whatever already interests you, or help you explore and find new interests.
Most local groups have an officer called a Chatelaine who is specifically charged with welcoming newcomers and helping introduce them to the SCA. A Chatelaine can help you with any question you might have.