Children's Schola: Activity List

Children's Schola

25 activities:

Nalbinding 1: An Introduction to Flat Nalbinding

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Thursday 11:00 to 13:00

Basic nalbinding (single needle knitting used by the Norse, Anglo-Saxons and other cultures for making mittens and socks) stitches taught using the flat method (rather than around the thumb). Please bring a nalbinding needle or large blunt sewing needle if possible. A gold coin donation is...Read more

Beginning Viking Wire-Weaving

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Thursday 15:00 to 16:00

In this beginners workshop, you will learn the basic stitch for Viking wire weaving, how to add a wire and then how to start the weaving. If you have jewelry pliers or wire cutters, please bring them. Maximum 8 participants.Read more

Nalbinding 2: Patterns

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Thursday 16:00 to 17:00

How to make mittens, socks and hats using the stitches you already know. Warning: no stitches will be taught in this class. (If you did not attend class 1, please bring a gold coin donation to cover the cost of the notes.)Read more

Teens Retreat

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Thursday 19:30 to 22:00
Saturday 19:30 to 22:00
Sunday 19:30 to 22:00
Monday 19:30 to 22:00

The Teens Retreat is an alcohol-free alternative to the Tavern for teenagers to hang out in during the evenings. Bring games, A&S projects, or other entertainment (plus a light-source and something to sit on, if you can).Read more

Intermediate Dancing

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Friday 11:00 to 13:00

An introduction to some of the intermediate and harder dances for those who have some dancing experience. Specifics taught will depend on who is present and their experience and needs.Read more

Beginners Heraldic Embroidery

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Friday 14:00 to 15:00
Sunday 15:00 to 16:00

If you can sew in a straight line, that's great! If you can't, that's embroidery! An introduction to embroidery using the colour-filling technique laid-work.

Bring pencil and paper, embroidery thread, hoops, and fabric -  limited supplies are also available. No previous sewing skills...Read more

Children's Mask Painting

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Friday 18:00 to 22:00

Paint your Venetian Cat Mask

8 to 17 years.

Have some fun and learn a period painting technique on the ever popular Venetian cat mask.

*This class will include using hot glue guns*

This class will be over Friday night dinner so come paint your mask, go for dinner...Read more

The Market Wallet

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Sunday 10:00 to 11:00

An introduction to the market wallet, excellent for carrying a moderate amount of stuff hands free. It resembles a pair of saddle bags, worn over one shoulder. Read more

Lucetting Made Easy

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Sunday 16:00 to 17:00

This class will help to make using your lucet easier with less tangles, frustrations or snapped threads.

Lucet kits will be available for purchase for $20.Read more

Who had Guns When?

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Monday 10:00 to 11:00

Tracing how firearms spread in the world in the years 1200-1600, and which political entities used and made them, with suggestions as to why. Mainly exposition from secondary sources.Read more

Volunteering and You

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Monday 14:00 to 15:00

Suffering from Burnout or Helium-Hand? This is the class for you! Learn to volunteer without compromising your mental or physical health.

Gold coin donation requested to cover printing costs.

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