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Griffin Faire **CANCELLED**

Hosted by: Village of Norwealdmere

Start Date: 8/28/2020 Thru End Date: 8/30/2020 55
Camp Birch Trails Girl Scout Camp
W5860 Olivotti Lake Road
Irma WI 54442

Planned Activities: Armored Combat , Archery , Arts & Sciences Display , Arts & Sciences Competition , Bardic Activities , Classes , Dancing , Rapier Combat , Thrown Weapons , Youth Activities , Youth Boffer Combat

Come revel and play at the Griffin Faire as summer draws nigh. Tis to be filled with great excitement and expectation as our world will open to the eyes of the young. For this event will open its gate on the Morning of Saturday to the Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes.  With great energy and anticipation there hopes to be a wide variety of classes, games, dancing, combat, merchants and merriment. So let your inner child come to play and explore your craft and knowledge so perhaps you will be inclined to share. Our history will never be so real, as when we see it reflected in the eyes of the young. This will be a wonderful opportunity to showcase your unique talents to an eager group of Girl Scouts. While allowing them a first hand look through a portal of time and magic that is the SCA.


Site will open at 4pm on Friday August 28, 2020 and close Sunday August 30, 2020 at 10am.

Site will open to the Girl Scouts in two separate sessions on Saturday the 29th

                     First Session:  9am-12pm

                Second Session: 1:30pm-4:30pm




Site Fee: Everyone arriving must report to Gate.

Adult Members: $0

                          Minors: $0

         Camping Fees: $0 for tent camping

              Bunk  Fees: $5 for the weekend 

                (Primary Bunks are located in the Graebel Lodge and include electricity, AC, kitchen, indoor bathroom with showers.)

                   Yurt Fee: $50 for the weekend   *Must pre-register 

                                                (Yurts include heater, fan and electricity with a nearby pit toilet with running water wash station.)

  Outlook Cabin Fee: $40 for the weekend  *Must pre-register 

                                                (Cabin includes electricity with nearby pit and flush toilets  "the door is a screen door" )


Bunk/Yurt/Cabin Pre-Registration: Must be received by July 24, 2020 space is limited and will be filled on a first come basis.  Please indicate upper or lower bunk preference and please state if you have any medical needs.

 Write Checks Payable: SCA-WI Barony of Windhaven

                                                   Mail Pre-Registration to:

                                                                                Dyonisia Buleheued

                                                                                302 3rd Ave East

                                                                                Ashland, WI 54806


Lunch will be provided by the Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts will be providing snacks

Dinner will be potluck so bring a dish to pass and share in the fellowship of an amazing day. 

Merchants, Smiths and Artisans: The space provided will be outdoors and you will need to supply your own tent/shade-fly, tables and chairs.

                              Please reserve you space by July 24, 2020

Also please note any special needs/request you have at this time, so we can best accommodate you to the best of our ability.  

                                                 Fee: $0

                                  Please email the MSA Liaison at:

                                                Dalla Grimmsdottir


                                                (715) 323-2848



About the site:


               A canopy of trees, a serene lake, and a glorious field fit for battle is what will greet you at Camp Birch Trails.  The site is located just 10 minutes from the city of Merrill. The grounds offer potable water, a mixture of flushable and pit toilet, a shower house, and electricity in the main structures. There is also an archery range and ample fire circles. 

*Anyone planning on a fire or working with flame must have a fire extinguisher and water on hand.

  **Animals are welcome but you must register them with the Event Steward and all animals must be taken care of and controlled at all times.  

        ***Site is BONE DRY during the Girl Scout Hours.    ***Otherwise site is wet. We ask that you take your bottles or cans with you.

Local Hotels:

Borders Inn and Suites                                   AmericInn                                           EconoLodge

3209 E. Main St. Merrill, WI 54452            3300 E. Main St. Merrill                 200 South Pine Ridge Ave

(715)536-6880                                                    (715)536-7979                                    (715)536-9526



Looking for people for the following activities:

*Teach Classes


*Give Demonstrations to an eager audience who have NEVER seen our skills and crafts before.

*Run games

*Tell Stories

*Sing Songs

*Help the list field

*Speak to the audience about martial form.

*Help create atmosphere

*Help Set-up

*Help Tear Down


**Have a really awesome idea for something but it isn’t listed? This might be a great event to try it out! If you have any fun ideas please feel free to send a message to the Event Steward.


Event Steward: Ysabella Cardi (Jessica Murray) 715-218-4470 email:

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