Saxon Summer

Join the Shire of Rivenvale for Saxon Summer XIV at Joseph Badger Meadows Campground. It’s a casual event perfect for camping and catching up with friends, equestrian activities, heavy fighting, dancing, and feasting.

September 5-7, 2014
7266 Hayes Orangeville Rd. NE
Burghill, OH 44404

Site opens at 4 pm Friday, closes at 12 pm Sunday.
Main events take place on Saturday.

Let’s enjoy the quiet seclusion of this site by restricting artificial light sources to the inside of tents. Please, no gas lanterns outside and limit your use of flashlights. This is a fully handicapped accessible site with no stairs. Sorry – No pets are allowed. Ground fires are allowed at designated locations. Showers are available for use. This is a DRY site.

Saturday Day-Trip: $8
Camping: $12
Minors are free.
Prices subject to change, but notice will be given. 

$5.00 non-member surcharge applies

Please be aware that according to SCA rules, we must collect your membership numbers at the gate. If you are a member, be sure to bring your card.

Feast: $10
Lap sitters are free.
Pre-registration is not necessary.
Event Steward:
Abu Shadi Da’ud ibn Zahir (David Shriver)
farlight7 @
(330) 534-8362
Feast Steward:
Æðelhild æt Liðerlande (Erin Hill)
aethelhild @
(330) 383-5462

Bardic Competition

We will be holding our annual Shire Bardic Competition this year after feast. If the weather is good, we will be outside at the main fire pit. However, if it is raining, we will hold it inside the main hall. Everyone is welcomed to participate, so dust off your stories, poems, songs, and instruments.


Interested in teaching a class, leading a discussion, or sharing your knowledge? We would love to have you. Send an email with the following information to the Class Coordinator, Jendriska Bellasez at prekjen03 @

  • Teacher name
  • Class title/description/fees
  • Preferred time


There is plenty of room for outdoor booths in addition to space and tables available indoors. We do NOT charge any merchant fees! You pay only what everyone else pays for entrance and feast. Inform us of your intent to attend and any needs you may have by contacting our Merchant Coordinator, Jendriska Bellasez at prekjen03 @


Jct I-80 & US 62 (Hubbard Ohio), Take US 62 North about 3/4 mile and turn left onto RT 7 North.

Continue on Rt 7 North for about 11 miles, Look for JBM sign on left, but Right turn onto Hayes-Orangeville Road.

Camp entrance is 6/10 miles on right. Follow signs to Back Camp.

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