It’s been said that the SCA isn’t a single hobby, but a collection of hobbies around a common theme. There are more things to do in the SCA that can possibly be listed. Most of these activities fall under the realm of one of our officers.
The Châtelaine is in charge of welcoming and facilitating new participants into the SCA. If you’re unsure where to start, this is the place!
Contact our Châtelaine at Chat.ForthCastle@Meridies.org
The combat supervisor, the Knight Marshal administrates Armored Combat (rattan and armor) activities for the group.
Contact our Knight Marshal at KM.ForthCastle@Meridies.org
The Rapier Marshal is in charge of training and safety around rapier (also called fencing) combat activities.
Contact our Rapier Marshal at rm.ForthCastle@Meridies.org
The Live Weapons Marshals oversee all official live weapons use of the group. This includes archery and thrown weapons. They are fully warranted and trained to run local practices safely.
Contact our Live Weapons Marshal at LWM.ForthCastle@Meridies.org
Arts & Sciences
The Minister of Arts & Sciences coordinates Arts and Sciences activities for the group such as arranging classes, demonstrations, and leading participants to others who work in fields of their interest.
Contact our A&S Minister at AS.ForthCastle@Meridies.org
The Minister of Children is charged with arranging and officiating children’s activities. Sometimes known as Minister of Youth.
Contact our Minister of Children at MoC.ForthCastle@Meridies.org
The Herald is in charge of heraldic activities, such as the creation and registration of names and arms.
Contact our Herald at Herald.ForthCastle@Meridies.org
The Seneschal (Sen.ForthCastle@Meridies.org) acts as the administrative head of the group (much like a president).
The Exchequer (Excheq.ForthCastle@Meridies.org) handles the group’s financial matters.
The Webminister (Web.ForthCastle@Meridies.org) is in charge of maintaining the Shire’s website.
The Social Media Officer (SMO.ForthCastle@Meridies.org) is in charge of maintaining all of the Social Media outlets for our Shire.
The Historian (Hist.ForthCastle@Meridies.org records the history of the group.
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