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Archery Academy 2014

August 08, 2014 to August 10, 2014
Three Mountains

Clackamas & Multnomah Counties, OR

Autocrat: Eszes Ilona

Join us as we celebrate the disciplines of archery and thrown weapons.  Camp in the shade of majestic trees, hear the sound of arrows coursing through the air, and listen to the solid "thunk" as knives and hatchets hit their target.

This is the fifth year for Archery Academy - "Weapons in Flight."  We continue the tradition of bringing the archery and thrown weapons community together to learn, develop skills and enjoy each other's company.

  • Ithra Classes: As in previous years, we will have classes for the Archer, Bowyer, Fletcher, and thrown weapons aficionados.  A third track of classes will be of interest to the general populous. 

Many classes are filling up.  If you want a class that has several "pending" students, register and send your payment.  Registration is NOT completed until the fee is received by the Registrar.

    • To see a fulll list of Archery Academy classes go to the Ithra website. One of our goals for the event is to build the pool of archery and thrown weapons marshals.  Interested participants can get certified during the event.

      • Archery  - Bow making (full), Beginning Arrow making, Archery 101, Mental techniques for archery aiming, Tournament design and Yoga for Archers, and more...
      • Thrown weapons - Thrown weapons classes for beginners (Axes, Knives and Spears), Basic Archery and Thrown Weapons Range set-up and  -Kingdom rules and TWIC, intermediate skill development and more...
      • General interest - Norse wire weaving, Wearing Norse bling, Persona development, Sewing a sailor's ditty bag, Introduction to lamp-work beads, Inkle Weaving, Non-alcoholic Beverages, Beginning Recorder and more...
      • Grendel will be on hand for a blacksmithing demonstration.
  • StormHunter - Their Excellencies Ivon and Hlutwige, Lord and Lady Stromgard, will sponsor a tournament to select their StormHunter (Missile Weapon Champion) on Sunday.  Anyone interested needs to submit their letters of intent to Their Excellencies prior to the event. 
    • Tournament details will be published with the requirements for the honorable position of Champion.  This year's Storm Hunter will be accomplished in both thrown weapons and archery.  The competition will be very interactive and challenging.  Letters of intent should be presented at Stromgard's Sunday morning court. (9:30am) The competition begins at 11:00 on Sunday. 
    • Please contact Their Excellencies with questions at: or  The Baron's email was incorrect until July 15.  If you have sent an email to him, please resend with the updated line above
  • Archery and Thrown weapons ranges will be open for shooting and throwing
  • Food: The Virgin Countess will be on site serving meals of Saturday and Sunday for a nominal fee.  Coffee will be served by 7am each day.  Breakfast will be at 8:00am.  Lunch on Saturday will be at 1:00.  Dinner on Saturday will be at 7:00pm.  Lunch on Sunday will be at noon.  No dinner will be served on Sunday. 
    • Archery Academy staff will have soup (one vegetarian and one for meat eaters) available for people in the Three Mountains encampment on Friday evening.  Bring something to contribute, set up your camp and then join us for laughter and conversation.  The Baroness's birthday is on Friday.  She has graciously offered to have some munchies for folks.  Come by and wish her many happy returns!
  • Silent Auction - A silent auction will be held for the Raven Travel fund.  This fund is used by our King and Queen to travel outside of An Tir.  Please contact Lady Hannah ( or the Event Steward to donate items.

Camp fees: $15 for adults (18-older), $10 for youth (5-17 years), under 5 years old free, $40 family cap (2 adults and their children)

Day fees: $10-adults. $5 -youth, $25 family day fee cap

NMS applies for those without SCA membership proof

Make checks payable to: Barony of Three Mountains, SCA, Inc. 

Send site fee to: Barony of Three Mountains, PO Box 8735, Portland OR 97207.  Please send in you registration by August 1st.  If you don't get it in, don't worry.  You can register at the event, but we would like to have a head count for the Virgin Countess.  You can let us know you are coming by visiting the Archery Academy Facebook page.

Newcomers are welcome.  Gold key will be on site for those who need to borrow garb.

For more information about Archery Academy, see our webite:

Event Steward: HL Eszes Ilona (Laureen Oskochil) 503-652-0139


Site Info:
Name: Roslyn Park/ Bull Run Education Center
41515 SE Thomas Rd
Sandy, OR 97055

Directions to Site:

Archery Acadmey 2014 - Weapns in Flight

We have found a new site near Portland!  Bull Run Education Center/Roslyn Park is a beautiful wooded site near Sandy Oregon, 22 miles from Portland.  This site used to be Roslyn Lake, but the lake has been drained to allow salmon to migrate up the Bull Run river.  There will be biffy's (including one that ADA accessible and hand washing stations.  Bring a jug to fill for water.  Use your favorite mapping program to 41515 SE Thomas Road, Sandy Oregon 97055.

Site hours: 3:00pm on Friday the 8th of August to 6:00pm on Sunday the 10th. 

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