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Oops: wrong SCA

The acronym SCA has been used by a lot of different organizations. This web site belongs to the Crown Province of Østgarðr, a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism, a non-profit educational, social, and hobby group dedicated to recreating various aspects of the Middle Ages and Renaissance... but if that's not the SCA you were looking for, here are some others. For brevity, the following list includes only those with a possible New York connection.

the New York City School Construction Authority
a quasi-governmental agency dedicated to building and renovating New York City's public school buildings.
the Student Conservation Association
a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting high school and college students with volunteer jobs preserving parks, forests, etc.
Sexual Compulsives Anonymous
a twelve-step program for people with sexual compulsions and addictions
the Society for Commercial Archeology
a non-profit organization devoted to the buildings, artifacts, structures, signs, and symbols of the 20th-century commercial landscape.
Scientific Computing Associates
a computer software company
the Sony Corporation of America
the U.S. subsidiary (headquarted in New York City, of course) of the international electronics company Sony
Sage College of Albany
a college, not surprisingly, in Albany, New York
the Slag Cement Association
an organization of cement manufacturers
the Society for Chromatic Art in New York City
a series of concerts and master classes of highly-chromatic music -- predominantly by 20th-century composers, but also including some J.S. Bach

In addition, Ostgard (with no "r" at the end) is the Texas chapter of the Empire of Chivalry and Steel, a group somewhat similar to the SCA but not quite the same.


D. Peters / Magistra Rufina Cambrensis / seahorse at ostgardr dot org
Stephen Bloch / Master John Elys / webmaster@ostgardr.org