Infantry Endurance Training Hike: Saturday, May 14, 2016

10 AM – 1 PM Bring your own lunch & water In February 2016 the Seneschal of the Canton of Basingestoches (incipient), Lord Thomas de Marr’, announced the opportunity for SCA members to participate in an Infantry Training Endurance Hike on the carriage roads of beautiful Acadia National Park. Please consult a scan of the carriage trail map with the hike route posted on April 18th on the Infantry Endurance Training Hike facebook event  to learn where to park and where the route will take you. Lord Thomas de Marr’ indicates on this map that the hiking route will start at the Parkman Mountain Parking Lot on the North side. The endurance training hike will be held on the Hadlock Brook Loop carriage road. This is a 3.9 mile circuit that features a pond, a waterfall, and both steep and gently rising grades. The Acadia Carriage Road and Hiking Trail Pocket Guide (page 27) describes access to this section of the carriage trails (paraphrased) as follows: “A mile north of Northeast Harbor on Rte. 198 is the stone Brown Mountain Gatehouse. Park in the lot just north of that. A short rise leads to intersection [18], where you will turn left. The carriage road continues straight Read More …

Last Combat Practice at Unity College for Spring 2016 semester

Sunday, May 8th, 2016 (1:00-3:00 pm) will be the last Adult Heavy List and Rapier Combat practice held this Spring semester at Unity College’s Activities and Gymnasium Building. Announcements for any upcoming SCA summer activities in the Canton of Wyndriche (incipient) will be made on the Canton of Wyndriche’s official website, the Wyndriche yahoo group (subscription required), and on the Wyndriche facebook group (public). Contact the Seneschal of Wyndriche, Syr Cedric of Thanet at seneschal@wyndriche.eastkingdom.org, for more information on activities in the central Maine Canton of Wyndriche area, in the greater Barony of Endewearde and its’ cantons, and among our neighboring SCA groups. You can find the Unity College gymnasium in the upper part of the Unity College campus map (pdf) under “Student Activities Building”. Wyndriche’s regular weekly combat practices should resume in September 2016 once Unity College is back in session for a new academic year and practice space has been confirmed.

Combat Practice Cancellation in Wyndriche

Due to prior commitments there will not be SCA heavy list or rapier combat marshals available to hold combat practice at Unity College in the Canton of Wyndriche on Sunday, May 1, 2016. Thus the regular Sunday practice at Unity College is cancelled. The Barony of Endewearde combat practice will be held at the Bangor Housing Authority, 161 Davis Road, Bangor, Maine on Sunday, May 1st from 4:00-7:00 pm.