Welcome to the Shire of Barren Sands!

Are you new to the SCA? Already a member, but have just moved into our Shire? Just curious?  From all of us here in the Shire of Barren Sands, WELCOME!

The Shire of Barren Sands is the branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism that serves the Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, and Salem Counties in southern New Jersey.

The SCA is an international organization dedicated to research and education about pre-1600’s Europe and the countries that had contact with it.


We learn about the Middle Ages by living it! A short list of things we do:

> Making and wearing medieval clothes

> Painting and calligraphy

> Cooking, and more importantly, eating medieval foods

> Practicing and performing period music, dances, and songs

> Learning to fight with swords, shields, axes, and armor

Archery, thrown weapons, and equestrian activities

…and so much more!

We encourage you to come find out more about what we do: new friends are always welcome!

This is the recognized web site for the Shire of Barren Sands  of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. and is maintained by Lord Runi inn Irski. This site may contain electronic versions of the group’s governing documents. Any discrepancies between the electronic version of any information on this site and the printed version that is available from the originating office will be decided in favor of the printed version. For information on using photographs, articles, or artwork from this web site, please contact the Webminister at webminister@barrensands.eastkingdom.org. He or she will assist you in contacting the original creator of the piece. Please respect the legal rights of our contributors.

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