general info

Welcome to the information site for Middle Kingdom Academy Of Defense

September 16 - 18, 2016

Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See
6641N 6000W Rd, Manteno, IL 60950 

GATE OPENS AT 2:00PM FRIDAY AND SITE CLOSES AT 11:00AM SUNDAY

SITE FEES: Pre-Reg or At Gate
Adult Registration $17.00
Adult Member Discount Registration  $12.00
Youth over 5 (and Student with ID) registration  $6.00
Youth under 5 registration free
Family Cap Registration $36.00
Tents $20.00 per tent
Bunks $17.50 per bunk
Feast $9.00

Pre-registration:

(must be postmarked by September 9)
There is NO online registration, since ACCEPS has been shut down.
Make checks payable to SCA-IL Inc – Shire of Ravenslake and send to:
Amy Gibbons, 4104 White St. Richmond, IL 60071 
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Phone: 815-236-8181

 

Directions:


View Larger Map
Map of the Campground 

 

Overnight accommodation:

There are cabins on site, in which you can rent a single bunk (see fees above).
The bunk fee is for the whole weekend, not per night.
The cabins are not heated, but there are lights and electricity.
There are separate bath-houses, shared by several cabins.

Alternatively, you may set up a tent (see fees above), 
which also gives you access to the bath-houses.
As with the bunk fee, the tent fee is for the weekend.

 

Accessibility information:

Handicapped accessible buildings and in the buildings restrooms. 
The rest of the site is dirt and gravel.

* Bring your towel. We have working showers on site! *

 

Scholarships:

Middle Kingdom Academy of Defense Scholarship is now accepting applications.
This scholarship will cover gate fee, as well as lunch tavern. Under special circumstances,
a lodging stipend may be awarded as well, for those travelling long distances.
If you wish to apply for a MKAOD Scholarship, contribute funds to the scholarship or have
any questions about it, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Activities:

Combat classes
Rapier fighting 
Heavy combat
A&S classes and artisan's row
Archery
Bardic circle 
Voting and presentation of Thorbjorn's Favor

 

Merchants:

Fabric Menagerie:
Fabric by the yard, trim, and some other sewing goodies such as thread,
and possibly some raw wool for drop spinning and some felted wool.  

 

Autocrat:

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
(Becky Hubert)

For a listing of the rest of the staff, please visit the staff page.

 

This site last updated 9/15/16