Newcomer Academy

Pursue your passion & discover the world of opportunity at the Society of Creative Anachronism!

If you want to reach out to someone before coming to an activity,
contact the Newcomers Academy.

The Next Series will begin on 22 September 2021

Everyone is invited! Classes are for brand new players or folks who have been involved, but wish to learn more.

October 13, 2021
  • Persona, Garb, Heraldry - NCA Class

    October 13, 2021  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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November 17, 2021
  • Arts & Sciences - NCA Class

    November 17, 2021  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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December 14, 2021
  • Martialate - NCA Class (at fighter practice)

    December 14, 2021  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest District Park, 7000 Ardath St, Austin, TX 78757, USA
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January 12, 2022
  • Events and Volunteering - NCA Class

    January 12, 2022  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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February 5, 2022
  • Awards and Courts - NCA Class (at Candlemas)

    February 5, 2022
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If there are any last minute changes, we will update the Calendar and make an announcement.

The Bryn Gwlad Newcomers’ Academy (NCA) integrates interested players into the SCA by equipping them with the knowledge, connections, and friendships they need to participate and thrive in the society.

We meet newcomers at their your into the SCA & help you understand why we love this organization. Through classes, networking, and hospitality, we strive to help you find your place in the society.

The NCA is a standing committee within the Barony of Bryn Gwlad. The Chairperson is a deputy to the BG Seneschal, and the committee includes the BG Hospitaler as a member.

This was the original proposal of the NCA to the Barony of Bryn Gwlad in 2019.

NCA Committee Members
Lady Katherine de Kroepseur (Chairperson)
Lord Tuathal O’Sheils (BG Hospitaler)
Lady Sigrun í Biarká Sveinungsdóttir
Honorable Lady Nadja Ramthuner
Lady Genevieve of Hellsgate
Master Rene Damours
Honorable Lady Asta Bassadottir

Check out past NCA Class Recordings on the Bryn Gwlad Youtube Channel!