Newcomer's Corner

Welcome to the Newcomer's Corner! This page is intended to be a one-stop resource shop for the new or "still-fresh" SCA member. As with other areas of our website, this page is still a work in progress.  Check back often for updates. In the meantime, feel free to contact the Shire's Hospitaler for more assistance.

An Introduction to the SCA

What is the SCA? - A guide to the origins of the Society for Creative Anachronism.

A Guiding Hand - An Ansteorran New Member's guide, this will help orient you to some of our Ansteorran customs. 

On Clothing yourself:

Introduction to Garb: A Seminar - How to make basic SCA compatible garb.

SCA Without Breaking the Bank - A wiki guide to getting involved in the SCA on the cheap! Covers multiple areas of concern.

Medieval Clothing Articles - This page contains multiple articles concerning garb in the SCA.

On what to call yourself:

Choosing a name and creating a persona - How to decide who you are in the SCA. 

What is an SCA Name? - An article about the various SCA naming practices within our period.

What is an SCA Heraldic Device - A quick article about heraldry and coats of arms in the SCA. 

On things to do in the SCA:

Combat in the Society - A brief overview of SCA combat.

Service in the SCA - A brief overview of Service and how you can help the SCA. 

Atlantian A&S Links - A collection of links regarding the various arts and sciences people practice within the Society.