FALL / WINTER ADVENTURES 2022

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  • Game Day #1: Curse of the Terrorhorns, West Bush Lake Park, Sunday, Oct 2nd
  • Game Day #2: Sovereigns of the Dimhellir, French Regional Park, Sunday, Oct 9th
  •  Open Armory Workshops, Adventures in Cardboard, 8 Saturdays, Oct- Dec
  • Space Opera Mini Camp, Wirth Park Pavilion, MEA weekend, Oct 20, 21, 22
  • The Yule Hunt: A Beastly Holiday Mini Camp, likely held at Wirth Park Chalet, Dec 18, 20, 21, PRE-REGISTRATION

Open Armory Workshops (AM or PM)

Eight Saturdays: Oct 1, 8, 15, Nov 5, 12, 19, 26, Dec 3

9:30am-12pm or 1pm - 3:30pm, ages 10-16, $289

Adventures in Cardboard, Station 24, 4501 Hiawatha Ave, Minneapolis

 

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This is time and space at the Adventures in Cardboard to hang out with the experts and make anything you want. Over eight Saturday afternoons or mornings in the Fall,  we'll have all the tools and all the supplies you'll need. Six talented artists will be present and ready to work with twenty five campers. The laser cutter will be available with a plethora of your favorite templates from camp and some new ones made by ACE, Pete, Tyler and Julian!

So come on and builf that suit of armor you've been waiting for help on! Or make a cranky storytelling device! Or create and papier-maché those fancy relics you've been thinking about!

AM Workshop: 9:30am-12pm          PM Workshop: 1pm-3:30pm

The Yule Hunt: A Beastly Holiday Minicamp

Mon, Tue, Wed: Dec 19, 20, 21, 1pm-6pm, ages 10-16, $339

Wirth Park Chalet, 13301 Theodore Wirth Parkway, Minneapolis
 High Combat Play
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This will be lavish three-day, mystical, holiday-themed mini-camp! Think Gawaine and the Green Knight meets Krampus meets the Mari Lwyd and tradition of the mummers and wassailers, all within the excitement of an Adventures in Cardboard battle game in the evening! After each game will be songs and stories for the player's entertainment. And on the last night, the Winter Solstice, there will be food, music and theatre for campers and their families afterward.

All across the Realm, and particularly in old Arkoland, Yuletide tradition demands the hosting of rambunctious hunting games between convivial villages. As the dying year is supplanted by the new one, hunters compete for New Year's fortune as they stalk the Wild Stag of the Wood.  However, after sunset, these activities rouse a beast out of its slumber each night, and the hunters become the hunted! Those who solve a desperate group quest, before too much time passes, may avoid or overcome the beast for a special Yuletide blessing, while those who lag behind may not live to see the New Year!

Join us for our first evening gaming event! Build arms and armor by the hearth in the short light of afternoon! Hear the horns call you out to the hunt in the dying light! And after sunset... beware the beasts!

Joyous, mystical and terrifying - a different beasts emerges each evening before campers merrily romp back to the Chalet fireplace for music and yuletide festivities!

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Game Day 1: Curse of the Terrorhorns

Sunday, Oct 2, 10am-4pm, ages 8-16, $89

West Bush Lake Park, 9401 West Bush Lake Rd, Bloomington

 High Combat Play

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The Game of Creeping Doom

Meet your team members, make your own arms and armor and play a one day game of Strategic Capture the Flag mixed with elements of a new AiC summer favorite called Creeping Doom!

Curse of the Terrorhorns

Known as the Na Féauns in the Wyddic language of the west, the Terrorhorn mountains have always been avoided by the people living near them. For centuries the uneasy alliance of Wyddic and Iztanic strongholds on the periphery kept watch on the accursed things of that land, until the watch grew sleepy and a creeping doom arose in nearby Morgaunt Leesh, strangled all living beings in that stronghold and spread toward the jeweled city of Hirulan!

Can you unite against an unknown foe in a time of conflict, mistrust and betrayal?

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Game Day 2: Sovereigns of the Dimhellir

Sunday, Oct 9, 10am-4pm, ages 8-16, $89

French Regional Park, Skyview Shelter, 12605 Rockford Rd, Plymouth

 High Combat Play

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The Strategic Game of Dominion 

Meet your team members, make your own arms and armor and play a one day game of strategic capture the flag with multiple flags and capture-able territories! Dominion is like a strategy board game played on your feet with knowledge of the other teams' tactics and movements limited by your line of site and the organization of your scouts.

Sovereigns of the Dimhellir

Ancient Madzi clans, and other creatures of the Dimhellir beneath the Mountains of Eddan, battle for the future of all dwarvenkind. This story is set after the fall of Shehelemet and the War of 10,000 Arrows: an era remembered as the Time of Retribution  by all surviving Madzi of Eddan.

 

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SPACE OPERA MINI CAMP

Episode VI: Domini Arborum

Fri, Sat & Sun: Oct 21, 22, 23

10am-3pm, ages 8-16, $249

Theo Wirth Park Pavilion, 9401 3200 Glenwood Ave, Minneapolis High Combat Play
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The Strategic Game of Dominion over Three Days

Meet your team members, make your own arms and armor and play a science fiction-themed, three-day game of strategic capture the flag with multiple flags and capture-able territories! Dominion is like a strategy board game played on your feet with knowledge of the other teams' tactics and movements limited by your line of site and the organization of your scouts.

Domini Arborum, Imperial Custodians and Shoppers

In our last episode, bio-engineered flora managed to wrest control of Fauna Orbital Station from the Bot-anists in charge, but not before several custodians managed to escape the destruction with vital battle data. The station's descent to the planetary surface was cushioned by landing on, and crushing, a local megamall. Though Fauna Station was destroyed, most Domini Arborum survived and quickly adapted to their new environment... and with a new-grown eye to wiping out the sleepy, little, slipper-wearing denizens. Can the custodians organize these hapless locals before it's too late?

 Nerf and Melee Combat

An assortment of over ninety nerf guns and gear will be mixed with melee combat and armor in this adventure themed after a century of popular science fiction soap operas.

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AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS 2023!

Get on the First Contact List today!

You'll have the first chance to register when we open registration in November.

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Adventures in Cardboard After School begins at Fire Station 24 in January! Two days or four days a week, campers will be involved in creative building projects, live-action games, tabletop roleplaying games and a variety of special projects. Renew on a month-to month basis as you like!