June 12 Hunter’s Picnic

As Summer spreads it’s warmth and light, so do we spread our picnic blankets in cool glades to gather and make merry for the first time in many years.

WHEN
Sunday, June 12, 2022 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

WHERE
Greenbank Mills & Philips Farm
500 Greenbank Road
Wilmington, DE  19808

This is a free event. Come, join us for Caer Adamant’s Hunters Picnic, an idyllic time to see friends, enjoy our homemade feasts, and vie for prizes!!

Our long awaited Shire Champion tournaments will be held for both rapier and rattan!  Bragging rights and prizes will abound. 

New – Dayboard Challenge!

GET THE DETAILS HERE!

SCA Health Statement
Although the SCA complies with all applicable laws to try to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, we cannot eliminate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases during in-person events. By participating in the in-person events of the SCA, you acknowledge and accept the potential risks. You agree to take any additional steps to protect your own health and safety and those under your control as you believe to be necessary.

Special Election – Call for A&S Minister Officer Candidates

As Baroness Mari has recently stepped forward with an interest in serving as A&S Minister for Shire, Lady Nancy will be resigning from the office and we will hold a Special Election for the position.

We are now accepting Letters of Intent for the office of A&S Minister with the intent of calling a vote at our July, 2022 Shire Business Meeting.  If interested in running for this position, please notify our Seneschal by July 1 of your intention so it can be announced.

  • Letters of intent must be received by the Seneschal prior to July 1st. Letters of intent should include: member’s modern name; SCA name, if applicable; membership number and expiration date and a few lines describing the request.
  • Candidates will be announced as soon as they are known.
  • The special election will be held at the July business meeting. The winner will be that candidate who receives a simple majority of the votes cast.
  • For more information, refer to the Shire Bylaws.  Kindly direct your questions to our Seneschal.

June 18 Demo: Volunteers Needed for Dover Comic Con

Greetings!
Can you help with the DEMO at the Dover Comic Con on Saturday, June 18th?

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
This public event is a great opportunity to talk with people about the SCA and encourage them to join in the fun! The Shire will have a booth where, with your help, we hope to be able to: demo Fighting and Fencing, host a Dance lesson, and have Arts & Sciences displays and demonstrations.

So, we’re looking for volunteers:
–Fighters, Fencers and Dancers
–Helpers for Set Up (7:00-9:30 AM)
–Helpers for Breakdown (after 4:00 PM)
–A&S Demonstrations (can be rotated throughout the day)
–Greeters & people in garb with stories about the SCA to share

WHEN
Saturday, June 18th (open to the public from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm)

WHERE
We have been assigned Booth #70, which is near the food trucks in a shady corner of Legislative Mall, Dover, DE (at the corner of Federal Street and MLK Jr. Blvd adjacent to the food trucks).

WHAT TO BRING
Demo Autocrat Lord Malcolm plans to bring a few pop-ups to provide shade and we’ll have a pop-up, table and two chairs for the A&S demos.  Everyone should plan to bring their own seating, small tables for displaying weapons and armor, drinks, snacks and whatever else might be needed to be comfortable.  The event is free to attend and there’s plenty of free parking.

We hope YOU will participate!  Please message or email me to say you’ll be there!

In Service, Lady Nancy Alyn, Demo Deputy Autocrat
Payne19350@yahoo.com | 302-530-0189 mobile

MORE INFO:

The COVIDSafe Policy remains in effect, requiring all attendees eligible to receive the COVID vaccine (currently 5+) to provide proof of vaccination or medically-supervised negative COVID test in the 72 hours prior to the official activity. Full policy here: https://www.sca.org/news/covidsafe-proof-of-fully-vaccinated-status-or-negative-covid-test-policy-resolution/

SCA Health Statement:  Although the SCA complies with all applicable laws to try to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, we cannot eliminate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases during in-person events. By participating in the in-person events of the SCA, you acknowledge and accept the potential risks. You agree to take any additional steps to protect your own health and safety and those under your control as you believe to be necessary.

Dover Comic Con official event page

May 25 – Demo for Newark Charter School

THEY WANT US BACK!!
The Newark Charter School 5th grade has resumed Ye Olde Renaissance Night program (an evening set in the 1400s) and would love for us to participate again this year with display stations and a brief fighting demo.

WE NEED YOU
–A&S displays (bring your own table & chairs, disinfectant wipes, water, snacks, etc.)
–Garb of all sorts
–Fighters who want to have some fun (bring your own water, etc.)

Image shows a portion of a gray masonry castle like structure as seen through open black ironwork in the shape of a cross on a sunny day

WHEN
Wed., May 25, 2022, 5:00 – 8:30 PM

WHERE
Newark Charter School, 2001 Patriot Way, Newark, DE 19711

THIS YEAR
Weather permitting, the school will hold the event OUTSIDE, under tents
     If we’re outside, masks are not required.
     If we’re inside, masks are required.
Either way, we’ll need proof of vaccination and/or negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of the event.

SCHEDULE
Last time the schedule went like this:

5:00 – 6:00 We set up in the gym and garbed up (school bathrooms are open to us)
6:00 – 6:30 Students moved through stations (archery, armor, take pictures)
6:30 – 7:00 Students moved through the buffet line and ate while music played
7:00 – 7:15 An outside group performed/showcased their talents
7:15 – 7:55 OUR FIGHT DEMO!
7:55 – 8:00 Closing remarks

EAST KINGDOM COVID SAFE & MASKING POLICY
For more information, go to the Gate in a Box: COVID Edition resource on the Kingdom Seneschal’s webpage: https://seneschal.eastkingdom.org/gate-in-a-box-covid-edition/

Although the SCA complies with all applicable laws to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, we cannot eliminate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases during in-person events. By participating in the in-person events of the SCA, you acknowledge and accept the potential risks. You agree to take any additional steps to protect your own health and safety and those under your control as you believe to be necessary.

May 15 – Shire Meeting (hybrid)

MONTHLY BUSINESS MEETING and MEET & GREET
We will be meeting at Glasgow Park where the fighter practices occur.  BRING a chair, something to drink and whatever else you might need to be comfortable.  Stay, if you like, and see the fighter practice that follows. Virtual participation option will be available as well.

WHEN
Sunday, May 15, 2022, 12:00-NOON

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WHERE
Glasgow Regional Park, 2275 Pulaski Hwy, Newark, DE 19702 (at the old stone wall running parallel to Pulaski Hwy/Route 40 at the park’s East Entrance near Pavilion #3).  Use Google Maps or download this site map (PDF).  

TO ATTEND DIGITALLY
Video call link: https://meet.google.com/fgk-kytt-uvv
Or dial: ‪(US) +1 904-256-9874 PIN: ‪666 485 528#
More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/fgk-kytt-uvv?pin=8119868030686

MORE INFORMATION
Although the SCA complies with all applicable laws to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, we cannot eliminate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases during in-person events. By participating in the in-person events of the SCA, you acknowledge and accept the potential risks. You agree to take any additional steps to protect your own health and safety and those under your control as you believe to be necessary.

GOOGLE MEET HELP
Get training and help, visit: https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9282720?hl=en

MEETING NOTES
Located on the Caer Adamant website under The Shire, Shire Business.

QUESTIONS
Contact Seneschal Lady Aoife inghean Donnchaidh by email to seneschal@caer-adamant.eastkingdom.org.

Apr 17 – Shire Meeting (virtual)

MONTHLY BUSINESS MEETING
Please join us for the Shire business meeting this month. Nominations for Seneschal, Chatelaine and Minster of Arts and Sciences will be discussed

WHEN
Sunday, April 17, 2022, 11:00 AM

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ALL ARE WELCOME
Google Meet joining info
Video call link: https://meet.google.com/dmt-gzyo-wxa

Or dial: TBA
More phone numbers: TBA

GOOGLE MEET HELP
Get training and help, visit: https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9282720?hl=en

MEETING NOTES
Located on the Caer Adamant website under The Shire, Shire Business.

MORE INFORMATION
Although the SCA complies with all applicable laws to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, we cannot eliminate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases during in-person events. By participating in the in-person events of the SCA, you acknowledge and accept the potential risks. You agree to take any additional steps to protect your own health and safety and those under your control as you believe to be necessary

QUESTIONS
Contact Seneschal Lady Aoife inghean Donnchaidh by email to seneschal@caer-adamant.eastkingdom.org.

Feb. 20 Shire Meeting (virtual) VOTING

Please join us for our February business meeting.  EVERYONE is welcome.  Dress is modern (no garb).

—We will be voting on the offices of Seneschal, Chatelaine, and Minster of Arts and Sciences.
—We will also be voting on the proposed event of Hunters Picnic.

WHEN
Sunday, February 20, 2022, 11:00 AM

VOTING FOR OFFICERS
Pursuant to our Bylaws, a vote will be taken at this meeting to fill the offices of Seneschal, Chatelaine, and Minister of Arts & Sciences for the 2022-2023 term.

Follow this link to vote before the meeting starts.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1zxnXdeawdYssKhUETWdzsHS0d6PjZPxI1B82O8_u-MM/viewform?fbclid=IwAR2CiLhOp0tiqXmcHxoRpi81XC3T3ThZV28e5MTK5Mo2pNz5yInZuPhMN1Y&edit_requested=true

WHERE
Via Google Hangouts Meet. To join the meeting:

—By video, use this link: https://meet.google.com/ynh-zgfm-vid, please turn your video on (and mute your audio when not speaking), or

—By phone, dial: ‪(US) +1 413-685-2905 PIN: ‪764 408 435# (please mute your phone when not speaking).  More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/ynh-zgfm-vid?pin=2441654970653

For Google Hangouts Meet training and help, visit: https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9282720?hl=en


QUESTIONS
Contact Seneschal (Lady Aoife inghean Donnchaidh) by email to seneschal@caer-adamant.eastkingdom.org.

2022-23 Officer Candidates

Pursuant to the Bylaws of Caer Adamant, Letters of Intent for the offices of Seneschal, Chatelaine, Minister of A & S for the 2022-23 terms were accepted up to the January business meeting.

Candidates for office:

  • Seneschal:  Lady Aoife inghean Donnchaidh offers to continue to hold the position until another member is willing to assume the role
  • Chatelaine:  Lady Isabel of Rosley
  • Minister of A&S:  Lady Nancy Alyn offers to serve  until another member is willing to assume the role

Officer elections will occur during the February business meeting via closed ballot. The winner will be that candidate who receives a simple majority of the votes cast. Should the Populace vote to reject all of the candidates for a position, and that position is required by East Kingdom Law or Corpora, the process of holding a new election will begin immediately. In the interim, the Seneschal will make provisions for the performance of any duties of the office required.

Questions
Contact Seneschal (Lady Aoife inghean Donnchaidh) by email to mailto:seneschal@caer-adamant.eastkingdom.org.

Jan 23 – Shire Meeting (virtual)

MONTHLY BUSINESS MEETING for the Shire of Caer Adamant.
Please join us for the Shire business meeting this month. Nominations for Seneschal, Chatelaine and Minster of Arts and Sciences will be discussed.

WHEN
Sunday, January 23, 2022, 11:00 AM

ALL ARE WELCOME
Google Meet joining info
Video call link: https://meet.google.com/xmy-ypso-xwa?fbclid=IwAR3KN-D2BIuLDcoN7jBgPwJkI0qZdzfkkiVTSd8vWV11ve90zvscPHl-kKM

Or dial: +1 904-300-0071 PIN: 193 952 016#

More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/xmy-ypso-xwa?pin=5809218200204

GOOGLE MEET HELP
Get training and help, visit: https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9282720?hl=en

MEETING NOTES
Located on the Caer Adamant website under The Shire, Shire Business.

QUESTIONS
Contact Seneschal Lady Aoife inghean Donnchaidh by email to seneschal@caer-adamant.eastkingdom.org.

Dec 12 – Shire Meeting (virtual)

Please join us for the last BUSINESS MEETING of 2021.

WHEN
Sunday, December 12, 2021, 11:00 AM

ALL ARE WELCOME
Google Meet video call link: 
https://meet.google.com/tdi-hnvj-fkr

Or dial: ‪(US) +1 657-235-2692 PIN: ‪330 279 401#

More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/tdi-hnvj-fkr?pin=5396377334998

Call for Officer Candidates
Pursuant to the Bylaws of Caer Adamant, nominations for the offices of Seneschal, Chatelaine, and Minister of Arts & Sciences for the 2022-2023 term are open.

Letters of intent must be received by the Seneschal prior to the scheduled start of the January business meeting. Letters of intent should include: member’s modern name; SCA name, if applicable; membership number and expiration date and a few lines describing the request. Review Shire Bylaws.

GOOGLE MEET HELP
Get training and help, visit: https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9282720?hl=en

MEETING NOTES
Located on the Caer Adamant website under The Shire, Shire Business.

QUESTIONS
Contact Seneschal Lady Aoife inghean Donnchaidh by email to seneschal@caer-adamant.eastkingdom.org.

Call for Officer Candidates

Pursuant to the Bylaws of Caer Adamant, nominations for the offices of Seneschal, Chatelaine, and Minister of Arts & Sciences for the 2022-2023 term are open.

Letters of intent must be received by the Seneschal prior to the scheduled start of the January business meeting. Letters of intent should include: member’s modern name; SCA name, if applicable; membership number and expiration date and a few lines describing the request.

  • Candidates will be announced at the January business meeting as well as the Shire web site.
  • Between the January and February business meetings the candidates may submit a statement detailing their qualifications, reason(s) for seeking office and goals for his or her time in office. Responses will be combined and posted to the Shire web site and shared on our FB page.
  • A ballot will be posted to the Shire web page and paper ballots will be available at the February business meeting. Absentee ballots must be received by the Seneschal prior to the February business meeting and included in the tally provided all proofs required by the Bylaws are met. Anyone 14 years or older with valid membership has the right to vote.
  • Officer elections will be via closed ballot during the February business meeting. The winner will be that candidate who receives a simple majority of the votes cast. Should the Populace vote to reject all of the candidates for a position, and that position is required by East Kingdom Law or Corpora, the process of holding a new election will begin immediately. In the interim, the Seneschal will make provisions for the performance of any duties of the office required.

For more information, refer to the Shire Bylaws. Kindly direct your questions to our Seneschal.

Nov 14 – Shire Meeting (virtual)

MONTHLY BUSINESS MEETING for the Shire of Caer Adamant. EVERYONE is welcome to attend and encouraged to participate!

We’re getting close to our yearly officer elections, Seneschal, Chatelaine, and Minister of Arts and Sciences. If you would like more information about any of the positions or have been considering running for office in the Shire please let me know!

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WHEN
Sunday, November 14, 2021, 11:00 AM

ALL ARE WELCOME
Video call link: https://meet.google.com/oyp-kapi-irz
Or dial: +1 413-679-2846 PIN: 477 304 512#
More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/oyp-kapi-irz?pin=5956300540754 

GOOGLE MEET HELP
Get training and help, visit: https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9282720?hl=en

MEETING NOTES
Located on the Caer Adamant website under The Shire, Shire Business.

QUESTIONS
Contact Seneschal Lady Aoife inghean Donnchaidh by email to seneschal@caer-adamant.eastkingdom.org.

Oct 17 – Shire Meeting (virtual)

MONTHLY BUSINESS MEETING for the Shire of Caer Adamant.
EVERYONE is welcome to attend and encouraged to participate!

Please keep in mind that we’re getting close to officer elections for:
-Seneschal,
-Chatelaine, and
-Minister of Arts and Sciences.

If you would like more information about any of the positions or have been considering running for office in the Shire please let me know!

WHEN
Sunday, October 17, 2021, 11:00 AM

ALL ARE WELCOME
Video call link: https://meet.google.com/pav-kuyv-ddw
Or dial:  ‪(US) +1 316-500-6805 PIN: ‪836 152 071#
More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/pav-kuyv-ddw?pin=4858445130662

GOOGLE MEET HELP
Get training and help, visit: https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9282720?hl=en

MEETING NOTES
Located on the Caer Adamant website under The Shire, Shire Business.

QUESTIONS
Contact Seneschal Lady Aoife inghean Donnchaidh by email to seneschal@caer-adamant.eastkingdom.org.

Sept 19 – Shire Meeting (virtual)

MONTHLY BUSINESS MEETING
for the Shire of Caer Adamant.

EVERYONE is welcome to attend
and encouraged to participate!

WHEN
Sunday, September 19, 2021
11:00 AM

ALL ARE WELCOME
Join the meeting by video with this link (https://meet.google.com/qsw-dixu-rbx) or dial in (TBA).

GOOGLE MEET HELP
Get training and help, visit: https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9282720?hl=en

MEETING NOTES
Located on the Caer Adamant website under The Shire, Shire Business.

QUESTIONS
Contact Seneschal Lady Aoife inghean Donnchaidh by email to seneschal@caer-adamant.eastkingdom.org.

Aug 14 – Shire Meeting (hybrid)

MONTHLY BUSINESS MEETING

JOIN US at our August business meeting. We will be meeting in person at the Shire booth at the Dover Comic Con.  The meeting will be held at our booth at Dover Comic Con (admission to the event is free).

Come meet in person and then support other local businesses and organizations or join us virtually. Garb is not required for the meeting, but if you’d like to help represent the Shire at the event, you’re more than welcome to attend the meeting in garb.

BRING a chair, something to drink and whatever else you might need to be comfortable as it may be hot.

WHEN
Saturday, August 14, 2021, 11:00 AM

WHERE
At a booth at the Dover Comic Con… Loockerman Street, Federal Street, MLK Jr. Blvd and West Loockerman Street, Dover, DE 19904.

TO ATTEND DIGITALLY
Join by video:  https://meet.google.com/ipk-spex-noc
Join by phone:  (US) +1 409-422-5258 PIN: ‪549 989 378#
More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/ipk-spex-noc?pin=5387134584675 

MORE INFORMATION
Although the SCA complies with all applicable laws to try to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, we cannot eliminate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases during in-person events. By participating in the in-person events of the SCA, you acknowledge and accept the potential risks. You agree to take any additional steps to protect your own health and safety and those under your control as you believe to be necessary.

GOOGLE MEET HELP
Get training and help, visit: https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9282720?hl=en

MEETING NOTES
Located on the Caer Adamant website under The Shire, Shire Business.

QUESTIONS
Contact Seneschal Lady Aoife inghean Donnchaidh by email to seneschal@caer-adamant.eastkingdom.org.