Camp Carlquist Boy Scout Camp,
From The Page (April, 2014):
Missing your armor? Have an urge to enter an A&S contest? Long winter got you down? Not to worry! Your Prince has heard your plight & offers entertainments to enliven the spring & prepare the armies of Oertha for tourney season!
Sharpen your swords and rapiers, fletch your arrows & put quill to parchment with your bardic skills; pull out your banners & prepare to dress your camp in all its pageantry. His Highness desires to see Oertha in all its finery, taste of its best desserts & brewed drinks, & play games of skill and chance. He offers prizes for many tourneys, games & contests – with feasting & bardic to celebrate it all. Join Him: attend classes, celebrate Chivalry & earn points toward a grand prize, while toasting the inspiration of your consort & the future in our small Treasures. The festivities begin on Friday night, with Tyr’s Torchlight Tourney, & conclude on Sunday, with a Teddy Bear Tea, sponsored by Her Highness Dagmar, for the delight of the Treasures. See the list of entertainments below & plan to enter many to win points & glory.
PRIZES: A sampling of AWESOME items, worthy of gifting by His Highness, many hand-crafted by Oerthan artisans, given by His Highness to enrich the populace.
Contests and Entertainments:
Heavy fighting: Tyr’s Torchlight Tourney, Prize Tourney (with points awarded for period kit, chivalry, display of knightly virtues) & the Viscountess’ Brunch Tourney on Sunday morning.
Rapier fighting: Prize Tourney (points awarded for period kit, chivalry, display of knightly virtues) & other tourneys TBA.
Archery: William Tell Shoot, target shooting
A&S Contests: Period “tourney” garb; bardic arts: original song/story/poem; brewing competitions; & Tasty Desserts competition!
Other ADULT competitions on Saturday night will be announced at court.
Children’s games: Dragon Feet races, “Toss Across” & boffer spear throwing, etc. The Teddy Bear Tea on Sunday will keep them busy while adults break down/pack – snacks will be provided.
Needful information: Lunch on Saturday will be soups & breads; Feast on Saturday will be a sponsored potluck, with His Highness providing the meat, & other items potluck, by mundane last name: A-L Vegetable side dish, M-R Starchy side dish, S-Z Breads & Spreads. ALLERGEN NOTE: NO FISH *** NO ONIONS *** NO JALAPENOS.
Site Information: Camp Carlquist Boy Scout Camp (address omitted), Chugiak, Alaska)
Site Fees: $10/adult (over 12 years), $5 Treasures (2-12 years) Babes in Arms = FREE; Family $30. Event Hours: Site opens at 5 pm Friday & closes at 3 pm Sunday.
Autocrat: Margarita di Calvi (contact info omitted)
Description of this event (if any), taken from The Page, or from memory of at least one person who attended the event.
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