Welcome to the SCA. We are a great group of people on average and we
love to have fun. How did you hear about the SCA?
As an American Red Cross Health and Safety instructor and Chatelaine
let me say this:
Don't get an early case of helium hand. Look into what being a
Chiurgen requires and allows. You may find that while you, like I,
enjoy helping hurt people that you may not want to have the title
chiurgen associated with that. Then again, being a chiurgen is a very
rewarding job and obviously you are qualified for it.
It is very easy to overwhelm oneself when you first get started into
the SCA. There really is so much to do with soooo many nice people.
Just take things a little slower than the sprinting pace some people
like to start off at. It helps keep your "mundane," (regular) life
from feeling overwhelmed by the SCA and it keeps you from getting
Ian the Green
--- In email@example.com, "jakhmr1" <jakhmr1@...> wrote:
> Hi folks. New to the SCA. Attended a few Ren Faires in the past and
> went to my first fighter practice (to watch) last Sunday at Lake
> Julian N.C. Met the SCA folks from The Barony of Hawkwood. A
> warm and welcoming group! Everyone me feel right at home! Met folks
> with the same intrests, Brewing Mead, Blacksmithing. Currently
> researching my Viking persona, name, garb, ect. Alot to learn! Gonna
> be fun! Ended up using my American Red Cross First Aid,CPR,AED
> Instructor training on an injured fighter! He had a badly twisted
> ankle. Was then asked about becoming a Chirugeon! WOW! So this is my
> first area of study.
> Looking forward to an exciting active relationship with the SCA!
> Be well, Bob.