Welcome to Rusted Woodlands

The Shire of Rusted Woodlands within The East Kingdom is a branch of The Society of Creative Anachronism that comprises Bergen, Passaic, and Sussex Counties in New Jersey. The Shire is always looking for new members to bring into the Current Middle Ages!

We welcome both newcomers and participants from other SCA groups at our activities.

If you are looking for more information about our group, please contact our Seneschal. For more information getting started please check out The Newcomers Guide.

Fencing Practice is on Mondays from roughly 7:30pm until roughly 10pm at Hawthorne United Methodist Church, 425 Lafayette Avenue, Hawthorne NJ 07506. Other martial activity is on hold while we look for a new site or sites.

A&S Activities happen on the 2nd and 4th Mondays at Hawthorne United Methodist Church, 425 Lafayette Avenue, Hawthorne NJ 07506 from 8 pm to 10 pm. Masks are required, social distancing is strongly encouraged.

A&S is also happening in Sussex on Tuesdays at 7pm! Join us at Sussex United Methodist Church (15 Bank Street, Sussex, NJ 07461). Parking is around back, and attendees should enter the door on the right hand side of the back portion of the church. Check us out on Tiktok @rustedwoodlandssussex

SCA Harassment and Bullying Policy

Participants engaging in this behavior are subject to appropriate sanctions.
If you are subjected to harassment, bullying or retaliation, or if you become aware of anyone being harassed or bullied, contact a seneschal, President of the SCA, or your Kingdom’s Board Ombudsman.
This statement posted per ‘Society Seneschals Handbook, XXIV.4. Harassment and Bullying‘ and is not exclusive of involving local law enforcement. Should a crime occur, do not hesitate to call 911 and as soon as possible please also contact the Event Steward (aka Autocrat) or any SCA officer so that we are aware of and can address the situation.