Re: [pennsicgames] Period Games Tent update
- On Nov 28, 2007, at 11:37 AM, Mike Knauer wrote:
> Greetings!I assume that it is two 4-hour Gamer Shifts and four 2-hour Helper
> There has been some behind the scenes activity for Pennsic 37 already,
> so I thought I'd pass along the latest news. The big news is that we
> are getting a larger tent next year! I have received confirmation from
> the Site Coordinator and a 20 x 30 foot tent is ours.
> I'm also working on getting our supplies stored in on of the Pennsic
> trailers so that we can free Istvan's camp from that job.
> The other thing I'm going to work on is a more formal staff schedule
> larger call for volunteers. We've tried this in the past, but didn't
> have very good results. This time I'm hoping a little more
> up front will help us.
> The Games Tent will be open starting middle Saturday and running until
> final Friday (so 7 days total). Last year our hours were 9 AM to 5 PM.
> We may want to shift them to 10 AM to 6 PM. Thoughts?
> For staffing, we need two types of people with the following jobs:
> - Watching over the games and supplies.
> - Helping the teachers, if needed.
> - Maintaining order (did I mention we get a lot of teens?)
> - All the Helper jobs plus teaching games and answering game related
> My goal is to have two 4-hour Gamer shifts and four 2-hour Helper
> shifts. The idea is that it will be harder to fill the Gamer
> but that we could get any Pennsic volunteer to fill the Helper
shifts per day.....
> As a side note, while I was going through some EK History stuff, I ran
> across a flier for the Games Tent from the first year it was in
> operation. I'll have to post the text here at some point.
> - Michel
Game Gnight, Inc. - Games for all Ages
20 Quaker Ave.
Cornwall, NY 12518
In the past, I've usually taught some or all of these classes:
Introduction to the Game of Go
Introduction to the Game of Tarot
Tafl Games - Fitchneal & Tablut
I don't plan on teaching any of them this year, so if anyone was
considering teaching them - please do!