Crystal Chamfron

April 19th-21st 2024


Crystal Chamfron will once again be held at historic Camp Dubois in Wood River, IL.


Event Steward: Lord Brock Nash ([email protected])

Feast Steward: Beatrix van der Bosch ([email protected])

Registration Steward: Lady Bethòc MacDonald of Cnoc ([email protected])

A&S Steward: Lady Aldrin inn Gladis ([email protected])


Pre registration has closed. See you at the event!

All refund requests must be sent to the registration email no later than Friday May 3rd.

Bunks – $10 fee per bunk. Bunks are reserved in order of registration received. You MUST indicate at time of registration bunk preference – we will attempt to accommodate lower bunk requests. If you wish to share a cabin with individuals on a different reservation, please include this with your registration request.

At Gate:

  • Adult: $30
  • Adult (SCA Member discount): $20
  • Youth (11-17): $10
  • Child (0-10): $0
  • Breakfast/Lunch: $12 (Includes Sat Breakfast, Sat Lunch and Sun Breakfast)
  • Children’s Feast (0-16) : $5
  • Feast: $20
  • Bunk – $10

Children’s feast is a modern kid friendly menu.

Note: The Non-Member Registration fee was increased to $10 for all events occurring after April 1, 2024.

Minor Policy

Minor Attendance Policies:

Minors (anyone under the age of 18) attending events MUST: Attend with a parent or legal guardian


Attend with another responsible adult and have a valid SCA Medical Authorization for Minors AND a completed Minor Waiver signed by the parent or guardian Note: llinois state law requires at least one witness or notarization for the Medical Authorization form to be valid

Note: The Minor having a Blue Card removes the need for the separate Minor Waiver.

Without a parent, legal guardian or valid Medical authorization form & completed minor waiver, minors will not be allowed to attend the event. We cannot make exceptions to this policy. Please refer to the Middle Kingdom Minister of Youth page for more information.

The youth and temporary guardian must each have a copy of the Medical Authorization form on them. Important Links:

General Schedule


  • Gate opens 4:00 PM
  • Gate Closes 7:00 PM
  • Baronial Court 9:00 PM
  • Torch Light Tourney 10:00 PM


  • Breakfast 7:00AM – 8:30 AM
  • Gate opens 8:00 AM
  • Lunch 12:00 PM
  • Gate Closes 3:00 PM
  • Court 5:30 PM
  • Feast 6:30 PM
  • Gambling After Feast
  • Bardic After Feast


  • Breakfast 7:00AM – 8:30 AM
A&S Activities
Time Location Class Title Teacher Description
11AM – 1PM Merchants Viking Age Cooking – Honey Braised Nuts Ld. Cara of Caer Rede “Class is dependant on weather. See Facebook group for recipes/ingredient lists. 11am: Planked Salmon ~ 12pm: Honey Braised Nuts and Fruit Compote”
10AM – 3PM Crafters Green A&S Contest Aldrin inn Gladi Entries featuring the hippocampus. Winner will be determined by populace vote. See Facebook event page for details.
10am – 4pm Crafters Green Crafters Green Aldrin inn Gladi Space is limited. First come, first served. Space is outdoors, but under a tent. No power available.
10AM – 4PM Crafters Green Scriptorum Salon NA Come work on scribal projects together.
10AM – 1PM A&S Class Tent Embroidery Salon Valya Abnikova doch Embroidery salon hosted by the Kingdom A&S champion, Valya Abnikova doch’. Several of these embroidery salons have been held along the Royal Progress this reign! The purpose of these salons is to set aside a time and space for people to embroider, ask questions, pick up new projects, and build community with fellow embroiderers and those seeking knowledge.
Cancelled A&S Class TentCrafters Green Bardin 101 Tali Essen Class has been cancelled
Equestrian Activities

Information coming soon

Armored Activities
  • Friday: 10PM – Torchlight Tourney
  • Saturday
  • List opens and inspections and Authorizations 9:00 AM
  • Best weapon Tourney 11:00 AM
  • Bonnet Tourney 1:00 PM
  • Melees / Regional War practice 2:00 PM
  • List Closes 4:00 PM

Rapier Activities
  • List opens and inspections and Authorizations 9:00 AM
  • Rapier Round Robin 10
  • Cut & Thrust Round Robin 12
  • Fun Melee – Warlards 1:00 PM
  • Open Lists 2:00PM
  • List Closes 4:00 PM


Breakfast (Saturday)

Buttermilk and or Banana Nutmeg Pancakes, Sausage Patties, Scrambled Eggs, and Hash Browns.

Breakfast (Sunday)

Biscuits and Gravy, a typical milk and flour gravy with sausage meat.


  • Venison Bratwurst
  • chips
  • veggies w/dip
  • dessert (cookie or brownie)

A feast of the seasons


  • Salads
  • Soft cheeses
  • Honey wheat bread
  • Pickles


Grilled Fish Fillet with Yellow Sauce or Chicken Adobo served on edible trenchers with a side of sweet and sour parsnips and pears


Khoresh-e Beh (Persian Quince and Plum Stew) with Persian rice and leavened flat bread.


Angels Food (14th Century Catalan Recipe) with pomme fruits and shortbread cookies.

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