Office of the Chatelaine
1436 Coventry Court
Darien, IL 60561
(630) 241-1908 (Please no calls after 9:00 PM Central)
Email is the preferred method of contact.
Some of the following pages contain links over which neither the SCA nor the Middle Kingdom has any control:
For Newcomers:Find a Group
Click the link above and enter your zip code to find the Midrealm Group closest to you.
FIND AN EVENT TO ATTEND! Check the Midrealm's Calendar of Events
- SCA Interactive Newcomer Portal
EVERYTHING you ever wanted to know about the SCA in a fun interactive site!
- Find a Midrealm Group Near You
- Newcomer Guide
- Forward into the Past, An Introductory Guide to the SCA
- SCA Basics that Every New Member Should Know
- By Baron Kyppyn Kirkcaldy, KSCA, OP
- Good Grief! What do they mean by that?
The SCA has a vocabulary all its own. Here are definitions for the most commonly used terms you'll hear at events or read in newsletters.
- Advice to Newcomers
- by Countess Alys Katharine
Here are some "firsts" listed below. A sort of step-by-step introduction of what to expect or prepare for when attending your first meeting, first event, first feast, etc.