[Sca-cooks] Classes at Pennsic

Susan Lin susanrlin at gmail.com
Tue Jul 6 13:06:39 PDT 2010

Just remember that no children are allowed to attend classes in private
camps - that's been a rule for a while now.


On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 1:31 PM, David Friedman <ddfr at daviddfriedman.com>wrote:

>  Like everything else, it's unclear what prompted the change and why only
>> Pennsic?
>> Why not the other wars? Why is it being announced so late?
>> see
>> http://www.pennsicwar.org/penn39/cultural.html
>> Johnnae
> I haven't yet determined when it was first announced, although the fact
> that people only started objecting recently suggests it may be new. It was
> on the Pennsic University page yesterday--but for all I know it could have
> been there for a month or more.
> The only explanation I have seen of what prompted it is a child abuse case
> in Pennsylvania which, so far as I can tell, had nothing to do with Pennsic
> or classes, did not occur at an event, but did involve someone with a local
> SCA position. It appears to be a CYA action imposed by the Society Youth
> Officer on the rest of the Pennsic staff.
> If it only went up recently, I think any parent who pre-registered is
> entitled to cancel and get a refund, and any teacher who wishes to cancel
> classes in response is entitled to. I've wondered about the option of
> cancelling all my classes and posting an announcement in various places that
> I will hold them as unofficial classes in some convenient camp site.
> --
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