(Note: This page contains links that
connect to sites over which neither the SCA or WeldLake has any control.)
This is a website in perpetual development. Weldlake is a Canton of the
Barony of North Woods in the region of Pentamere of the Kingdom of Midrealm of
the Society of Creative Anachronism better known as the SCA. (The Canton of
Weldlake territory encompasses Livingston County in the state of Michigan, USA.)
It is currently at Incipient level. Click
here for a map.
The SCA is a non-profit educational organization devoted the the study of
pre-seventeenth century Western culture. It concentrates on the European Middle
Ages and Renaissance, and members work to recreate the arts and skills of this
era. Some members study the Middle East and explore the interaction between
Europe and Asia during the period under study. The SCA was incorporated in 1968,
but recognizes a tournament held in Berkeley, California on May 1, 1966 as its
An "anachronism" is something that is out of its proper time frame.
"Creative Anachronism" takes the best qualities of the Middle Ages and
selectively re-creates them in the modern world. Geographically, the SCA covers
the globe, with the majority of its members living in the United States or
The SCA is divided into three major categories: Service, Arts and Sciences
and Martial Arts. For more information on these topics, please select Events for
service, Arts and Sciences or Martial Arts on the navigation bar above.
In addition to our own events, which
include tournaments, feasts, and class sessions on period subjects, we also
perform educational demonstrations. For more information on these activities you
may visit the Canton Calendar or contact us
through the Canton officers' emails. For an online
demo of the SCA, click here. For further
information on our group, contact our newcomer contact person, our Chatelaine,
Lady Aliyah bat Assriel at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more on the SCA in
general and the Midrealm in particular, see our Kingdom Chatelaine page at http://www.midrealm.org/chatelaine/.