XXVIth Annual Myrkfaelinn Summer War Practice

June 6th-8th, 2008

Barton Boy Scout Camp, Frontenac Rd (off Rt 89) Trumansburg, NY

The Dominion invites you to attend our 26th Annual Summer War Practice on Myrkfaelinn's Icelandic Cayuga Seashore by the Waterfall Fjord at the Camp Barton Boy Scout Camp in Trumansburg, NY. The site is so beautiful that we have returned to fight off invaders. Come help us defend it or try to win it from us. We welcome all Fighters, Fencers, Archers, and Thrown Weapons users. Please note there is no indoor space for martial activities.

The Great Pennsic War draws near.  Are your troops ready?  Join us for Myrkfaelinn's Annual Summer War Practice.  This year we shall be returning to many people's favorite location - Camp Barton!  For those of you new to this site features include the ability to hold epic battles beneath majestic waterfalls, swimming in gorgeous Cayuga Lake, and just an all around spectacular atmosphere.

Of course there will be armoured melee, and other martial pursuits will also be arranged.  For those less inclined to combat, we are organizing other activities in the comfort of the great hall and the great outdoors.

This will be a camping event at Camp Barton Boy Scout Camp (Frontenac Rd, Trumansburg, NY) so bring your tent!  The site is not noted as being very handicapped-accessible, though the restrooms are.  Shower facilities are available.  The site is dry and no pets are allowed except for guide dogs.

The site opens at 6:00pm on Friday, June 6th and those who have not cleared out by noon on Sunday, the 8th will be pressganged into the cleaning crews. A sideboard lunch on Saturday is included in your site fee. Grills and firepits will be available for the cooking of your supper.

Adult pricing is $10, children 6-17 years of age are $5, and children 5 and under are free.The $3 Non-Member Surcharge applies to all guests who cannot provide proof of membership. The only good reservation is a paid reservation, so make your checks out to SCA Inc.-Dominion of Myrkfaelinn and send them to the autocrat. The autocrat is Iain mac an Bhaird (Jonathan Baird, 1439 East Shore Dr, Ithaca, NY 14850, 607-277-2140 no calls after 9pm, iain AT tigerfire DOT net) and he will be happy to address any of your questions regarding this event. Merchants are welcome, but must provide their own tables and will be outdoors.

Directions: From the South and East, make your way to Ithaca and head north on Rt 89. Approximately 3/4 mile after Taughannock Falls State Park, take a right on Frontenac Road at the SCA and Camp Barton signs. From the North and West, take Rt 90 (Thruway) to exit 42. Head south on Rt 96 to Interlaken. Take a left on Cayuga Street/Rt 141 for approx 3/4 mile. Take a right onto Rt 89 and head south for approx 6 miles. Take a left onto Frontenac Rd.