This is a quick reference list of places to go to help get you started in various aspects of the SCA. If you have any suggested sites to add, or notice any dead links, please notify the Webminister.
Introduction to the SCA and Our Kingdom
SCA Main Website – The Main site for The Society For Creative Anachonism
SCA Newcomer’s Portal – an interactive website that introduces what the SCA is all about.
Newcomer’s Guide to the SCA –a comprehensive PDF detailing many aspects of the SCA.
Kingdom of Northshield Website – our regional group, consisting of Minnesota, Wisconsin, the Dakotas, the upper peninsula of Michigan, Manitoba, and western Ontario.
Good Grief, What do they mean by that? – A guide to terms commonly used in the SCA.
Courtly Etiquette – How to Identify Who’s Who in Northshield, and how to address them.
Our own handout for people new to Castel Rouge. Covering who and what we are. Plus some ideas for starting persona research, and beginner garb patterns.
SCA Name and Persona Reseach
Choosing a Name in the Society – Some helpful hints for picking a historical name.
Garb Making Ideas
Introduction to Garb – quick and easy medieval clothes for your first event.
The Scribes of Northshield Facebook Page – A place for the scribes of Northshield to come together to share our work with each other, and to ask for advice when needed.
Scribe 101 – What does it take to start doing Calligraphy and Illumination
Scroll Layout – A beginners guide to planning out your scroll.