Groups

Meetings:
Council Meeting * Newcomers’ Meeting * Fighter Practice / Social Night

Workshops:
Arts & Science Workshops * Bardic Circle * Culinary Guild * Dance Practice * Youth Activities

Practices:
Fighter Practice / Social Night * Archery Practice * Armored Combat Practice * Equestrian Practice * Rapier Practice * Thrown Weapons Practice * Unarmored Combat Practice * Youth Combat Practice


 


Council Meeting

Date – 2nd Tuesday of the month,
Time – 7:00pm Pre-Meeting work session and officers arrive by 7:00pm. Meeting starts at 7:30pm.
Location – At the Proto-Cathedral of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church at 5329 Sepulveda Boulevard, Sherman Oaks, CA 91411-344
The meeting is in the small hall next to the church (on the street side of the parking lot)
This is the monthly business meeting for the group. The meeting consists of officer reports, event reports, discussion of Baronial involvement at the Kingdom Level, new officers discussion, and announcements. Baronial decisions are made here, and you do have a voice.
Everyone is welcome (and encouraged) to attend the meeting!
Contact the Seneschal for details.


 

Newcomers’ Meeting

Once a month, usually on the 4th Monday of the month, 7:00pm
At Verdugo Recreation Center*  in Burbank, 3201 West Verdugo, Burbank CA, 91505
(From Verdugo, turn North onto California and we are on the right hand side, half way down the block).
We meet at the stone tables next to the restrooms
These classes cover a general overview of the SCA and the types of events we hold in Caid. Please bring your questions and wonderful smiles. We look forward to seeing everyone there!
Contact the Chateline for details.


 

GROUP MEETINGS

Arts & Science Workshops (aka Craft Nights)

The 4th Tuesday of the month, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
at the Proto-Cathedral of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church at 5329 Sepulveda Boulevard, Sherman Oaks, CA 91411-344
The meeting is in the small hall next to the church (on the street side of the parking lot)

Bring your sewing or craft project to work on or help us make Baronial Presentations. The meetings sometimes have a project theme, which is published on the Altavia Facebook group*

Contact the Arts & Sciences Officer for details, questions, or to teach a class.


 

Bardic Circle

Hosted by Baron Sir Charles of Dublin at the home of Baron Sir Robear du Bois in Lake View Terrace
The bardic circle starts at 7:30pm
The bardic circle will be pick, pass or play. For those who are new, this means that, as we go around the circle, you have the choice of:
Picking someone to perform something you like or something they want to do
Passing your turn to the next person
Performing yourself
This way you can relax & listen, perform, hear your favorites, or mix it up.
Contact Baron Charles*, Baron Robear*, or The Arts and Sciences officer for the address, directions, and further information.


 

Culinary Guild

Meetings happen once a month.
Special interest group for All Things Delicious to eat and drink.
Everyone is welcome in our discussions of recipes, historical research and events based around the food and beverages of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
For more information contact the Guild through theirFacebook pageor via Email.


 

Dance

Currently on Hiatus
Watch the Altavia Email list*, the Altavia Facebook group*, or contact the Arts & Sciences Officer for the latest information. See also: Belly Dance Practice


 

Youth Activities

Youth activities are currently on hold.
Contact the Youth Activity Officer  for information or offers to help.


 

COMBAT PRACTICES

Fighter Practice / Social Night

Every Monday, 7:00pm
At Verdugo Recreation Center in Burbank, 3201 West Verdugo, Burbank CA, 91505
(From Verdugo, turn North onto California and we are on the right hand side, half way down the block).
Almost every Monday night we gather at Verdugo park for Fighter Practice and just socializing. Come on down and participate in the activities, hang out, bring a project to work on, or chat with fellow Altavians. Non-meeting days include Monday holidays and the few days we get rained out … updates about the Fighter Practice nights are posted on the Altavia Email list.
Contact the Chateline for details.


 

Archery Practice

Date – The 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sunday of the month
Time – 11:30am to 3:00pm
Location Woodley Park Archery Range

Contact the Captain of Archers for more information and for loaner gear.
Target Archery Handbook 
Combat Archery Handbook 


 

Armored Combat Practice

Every Monday, 7:00pm to 9:30pm
At Verdugo Recreation Center*in Burbank, 3201 West Verdugo, Burbank CA, 91505
(From Verdugo, turn North onto California and we are on the right hand side, half way down the block).
Guardians of the High Road webpage
Contact the Heavy Weapons Marshal for more information or to request to join the practice information E-mail list.
Armored Combat andbook 


 

Equestrian Practice

Third Sunday of the month 12 noon to 3pm (Usually)
Swanhill Farms at 8500 Waters Road Moorpark, Ca 93021
More practice info on our Equestrian webpage
Join the Altavian Equestrian E-mail list*
Check the email list or contact the Equestrian Marshal to confirm each month’s practice
Equestrian Handbook 


 

Rapier Practice

Every Monday, 7:30pm to 9:30pm
At Verdugo Recreation Center*in Burbank, 3201 West Verdugo, Burbank CA, 91505
(From Verdugo, turn North onto California and we are on the right hand side, half way down the block).
Guardians of the High Road webpage
Caid Rapier webpage*
Contact the Rapier Marshal for more information
Rapier Handbook 


 

Thrown Weapons Practice

The 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month, 11:00am to 2:30pm
At Woodley Park Archery Range*
Contact the Thrown Weapons Marshal for more information, to arrange for loaner gear, and to verify dates and times.
Thrown Weapons Handbook 


 

Unarmored Combat Practice

4th Monday of the month, 7:30pm to 9:30pm
At Verdugo Recreation Centerin Burbank, 3201 West Verdugo, Burbank CA, 91505
(From Verdugo, turn North onto California and we are on the right hand side, half way down the block).
Guardians of the High Road webpage
Contact the Unarmored Marshal for more information
Unarmored Combat Handbook 


 

Youth Combat Practice

Twice a month – 2nd and 4th Mondays, 7:30pm to 8:00pm
At Verdugo Recreation Centerin Burbank, 3201 West Verdugo, Burbank CA, 91505
(From Verdugo, turn North onto California and we are on the right hand side, half way down the block).
Guardians of the High Road webpage
Contact the Youth Combat Marshal for more information.
Youth Combat Handbook