Community Involvement

Dragons Bay as a local medieval branch of the SCA is involved in several local community activities. We raise awareness of medieval education, skill-building and martial arts. Dragons Bay also assists with raising awareness of depression and suicide.

The following are festivals and organisations we have partnered with, and awards the group has been nominated for:

2020

December

Community Awards
Each year, Local Governments across Western Australia present the Community Citizen of the Year Awards to recognise individuals and organisations making a notable contribution in their communities. To be nominated in the Citizen of the Year Awards is an achievement in itself, and winners and nominees should be equally proud.

October

Containers for Change
Dragons Bay is committed to improving our community and the environment. Dragons Bay participates in the Containers for Change scheme.

September

Comet Bay College Medieval Fair
Members of Dragons Bay and Aneala attended the annual Medieval Fair, giving presentations, demonstrating arts and sciences and putting on a martial arts display on the oval.

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2019

May

Wandi ‘Neighbour Day’
To promote the Wandi Progress Association and connect with some of various clubs that are hosted at the Wandi Community Centre.

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August

Troopcarriers of Australia (WA Chapter)
Dragons Bay donated a Viking helmet and Viking horn to Troopcarriers of Australia (WA Chapter) to add to their raffle in their fundraising endeavours for Black Dog Institute. The Black Dog Institute is a not-for-profit facility for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders such as depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder.

September

Comet Bay College Medieval Fair
Members of Dragons Bay gave their support and expertise to Comet Bay College at their Medieval Faire incursion by engaging students with sewing, calligraphy and illuminations, whilst others assisted students in trying on armour. A martial combat display was demonstrated.

October

Highland Gathering
Dragons Bay formed part of the entertainment for the Highland Gathering in Armadale as part of the medieval village, performing 3 displays of martial arts in the arena, and engaging the public in the scope of the SCA in exploring arts and crafts.

Naragebup Festival
Dragons Bay participated in the inaugural Naregebup Festival, hosted by the Rockingham Regional Environmental Centre. There were 2 displays of martial arts in the arena, with the public shown the scope of the SCA in exploring arts and crafts in the pavilion.