University of Atlantia

Course Detail

The Pennsic Survival Guide

Instructor:
Erich von Kleinfeld


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA107 June 12, 2021
Crs #:
513
Time:
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fee:
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
44/98
Room:
Ibn Sina
Course Category:
SCA Culture
Description
Recording is subject to unanimous consent of attendees - one objection, no recording. Course: Veteran of Pennsic Wars (VPW) since 1981, so I've learned a couple of things. Discussion includes: Pennsic climate and environment Shelter - Canvas vs nylon, waterproofing, staking Bedding - air mattress through four-poster bed Garb - how much is too much? Layers, revisiting climate Food - Period vs modern; Coolers and ice; Avoiding food poisoning Cooking - beyond what food, how will you cook? Hygiene, Health, Self Care, and First Aid Drink: HYDRATION - alcohol and caffeine vs "Good for you" Schedule Overload - how to avoid it Camping with a Group Party Safety
Day-of-class Contact Info
Email and text