Glenn Linn Shield

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Great Northern Thyng









This year we will be focusing on the youth, putting them front and center, recognizing their importance to the society and making sure they have plenty of activities to enjoy. Our youth and family activities run over the course of the weekend starting Friday evening and finishing up Sunday. In addition, we will have an established Teen / Tween hall located in the town center where the youth can hang out in the evening, have access to beverages, table space for games and electric outlets to charge their various gizmos.

Youth Cordinator: Lady Eleanor Grey, Chancellor Minor and Boatswain of the Stella Maris

Youth Cordinator: Lord David Poirier, Seneschal and Captain of Archers of Mountain Freehold, Youth Minister at Large, member of the Silver Wheel, Protege of Her Grace Marieke Van de Dal, He who is of the Wolf

Sunday Family Fun Day Cordinator: Lady Saffir Weaver, Order of the Silver Brooch

Please Note: Youth participation will require a parent, or older teenager (13+) designated by their parent, to accompany their children ages 12 and under. (If accompanied by an older sibling contact information must be left by a parent in case any issues arise, cell phone number, camp location, etc.)




The Assembly Hall
18:00 (6 PM)

The Children of Loki
Youth should gather in the Assembly Hall to hear a reading of "The Children of Loki" from Neil Gaiman's book on Norse Mythology. This story will provide background information on the Adventure Quest that they can undertake throughout the day on Saturday.

The Assembly Hall
19:30 (7:30 PM)

Family Movie Night
Join us for pop-corn and a movie double feature in the Assembly Hall as we screen two family friendly Viking films.

Valhalla (1986): This Danish animated film tells the story two children in the Viking age who find themselves spirited away into the world of Norse Mythology through Loki's treachery. While there, they join Loki and Thor as the visit the realm of Utgard Loki, the giant king (G / 1h 16m).




The Assembly Hall
09:00 - 10:00

Youth Pancake Blast
Join our youth coordinators Saturday morning for pancakes...lots of pancakes.

The Assembly Hall
09:30 - 10:00

Thyng Quest
During the youth pancake breakfast, Lady Eleanor Grey and Lord David Poirier will inform you of the necessary steps for finding the needed materials for the dwarfs to create Gleipnir, the ribbon that bound Fenrir. Each piece of the ribbon will be formed from events that will take the youth to the different areas that make up the SCA (it is mandatory for parent/guardian(s) to attend this meeting).

The Assembly Hall
10:00 - 11:00

Thyng Quest - Belt Favor Making
Join us to block print a belt favor, and then decorate it to your hearts content!

Youth Combat List Field
11:00 - 12:00

Thyng Quest - Fencing - Footwork Games
Our Youth Fencing Marshal will lead you through a series of footwork drills to challenge and delight.

Throughout site
12:00 - 13:00

Thyng Quest - Service: Roots of the Society
You will be given time to go out into the site and offer your support and service to anyone who might need them. We will have some suggested options to give you that morning. Acts of service mean extra ammunition in our water balloon fight later in the afternoon!

Archery Range
14:00 - 15:00

Thyng Quest - Archery: Shoot the Birds from the Sky
Meet us on the archery range to take up a bow to try and shoot the birds from the Sky (target).

Thrown Weapons Range
15:00 - 16:00

Thyng Quest - Thrown Weapons: Bear Hunt
Challenge yourself on the thrown weapons range as we hunt a great bear.

Game Field South

Thyng Quest - Youth Water Balloon Fight
The last challenge of the day is to join us for a water balloon fight! Remember, those who participated in acts of service throughout the day will be rewarded for their hard work with extra ammunition.

Assembly Hall

Thyng Quest - Thyng Moot
Join us to receive your reward for successfully completing your quest at our Saturday Evening Moot!

Idavoll Sport Field
10:00 - 14:00

Norse Field Games
Saturday morning the Idavoll Sport Field will have various Norse games available to play including Kubb (pronounced similar to the "oo" in "boob"), a Viking lawn game where the object is to knock over wooden blocks by throwing wooden sticks at them, Toga Honk (tug-of-war) where two people compete to pull each other over, The Leather Game, a kind of four corners tug of war, Give Birth to a bear, where one person tries to wriggle between two others that try to stop them and May I Strike, a blind-mans-bluff pillow where the two participants try to hit each other with a salted fish in a bag while blindfolded and keeping one hand on a chest, and Around the World and Three Legs, two games that test your strength and flexibility while using a staff. Instruction and supervision will be provided.
Please Note: Please see the youth participation guidelines at the top of the page.


Please Note: All family fun day activities are designed for participation by an adult accompanied by children aged 1 to 17. Unaccompanied children will not be able to participate in any of these activities.



A&S Area 3
10:00 - 10:45

Frog Clout
Come join Lady Saffir Weaver and try your skill at tossing a Frog, Clout style. No real frogs will be used in this activity. Teams of one Adult and one Child will compete to see who the Saffir's Frog Clout Champ is. Child will throw 3 frogs then adult will throw 3 frogs. Three prizes will be awarded for this activity based on team scores (1st, 2nd, and 3rd place). Awards will be presented at the FFD Awards Ceremony on Sunday at 3pm.
Please Note: Activity is limited to 15 Child/Adult teams.

Assembly Hall
11:00 - 12:00

FFD Puppet Show
Come join Lady Saffir Weaver and her puppets for a fun puppet show.

A&S Area 3
13:00 - 13:45

Vikings Storm the Castle
Come join Lady Saffir Weaver for the "Vikings storm the castle" mini catapult shoot. Try your skill at shooting mini catapults at various targets. Teams of one Adult and one Child will compete to see who the Champ is. Three prizes will be awarded for this activity based on team scores (1st, 2nd, and 3rd place). Awards will be presented at the FFD Awards at 3pm.
Please Note: Activity is limited to 15 Child/Adult teams.

A&S Area 3
14:00 - 14:45

Monster Making
Come join Lady Saffir Weaver to create a monster of your very own.

Assembly Hall
15:00 - 15:45

Monster Making
Come join Lady Saffir Weaver and her puppets for a fun puppet show.

A&S Area 3
16:00 - 17:00

FFD Awards Ceremony
Come join Lady Saffir Weaver and congratulate all of the winners from today's family Fun day activities!