For those who have been anxiously awaiting information about the meals for the Scribal Retreat, here it is!

The site has two ranges with ovens plus a cooktop as well as a small microwave oven and a toaster.  There is also a standard-size refrigerator/freezer.  Because refrigerator space is limited, please bring your own cooler with ice. 

The kitchen has a limited assortment of cookware and cooking utensils along with plates and bowls.  Those using the kitchen are expected to clean up after themselves;  this includes any surfaces used as well as washing, drying, and putting away anything belonging to the site.  

Hot mitts and dishtowels will be provided by the host shire.   

Hospitality Table:
Thanks to THL Elyse, hot beverages will be available throughout the weekend.  Her Hospitality Table typically includes coffee, tea, and hot chocolate, along with “go-withs” (cream, sugar, etc.).

Friday night: 

Stop for dinner on your way to the site;  numerous chain restaurants plus a number of local eateries are within 10 miles of the site. Bring your favorite beverage and maybe a snack or two to share.

Saturday breakfast: 
On your own.  Bring your own food or go off-site.  Numerous chain restaurants plus a number of local eateries are within 10 miles of the site.  A list will be available at the event.


  • $15 cost includes Saturday lunch and supper, as well as breakfast Sunday morning. 
  • Advance registration is required;  your payment must be received by March 15
  • Checks for the meal plan should be made out to:  SCA-PA, Inc. Abhainn Ciach Ghlais.  (On the “memo” line, please note:  Scribal Retreat)

Please send meal plan payment to:Elyse la Bref
Debi Dreese-Hoch
4061 Old Berwick Road
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Saturday lunch:  

  •  gluten-free, vegetarian-friendly lentil soup/stew
  • deluxe veggie tray with lots of assorted stuff (veggie dip, served on the side, will also be GF)
Saturday supper:   

Those with dietary concerns may request a list of ingredients by emailing Alicia

A Google Form will allow you to select your choice of 1 entree and 2 sides for supper.

  • choice of 1 entree:
    • spinach lasagna
    • pulled pork BBQ sandwich  (Kaiser roll and BBQ sauce will be served on the side)
  • choice of two sides:
    • macaroni and cheese
    • coleslaw 
    • broccoli salad
    • roasted tri-color potatoes

To select your options. go here.

Orders will be placed only for those whose meal plan payment has been received by March 15No changes can be accepted after March 15th.

To supplement the above, salad greens and fixings as well as rolls will be available.

Sunday breakfast:
Still in the works …  but don’t worry, we’ll keep your dietary concerns in mind when planning and shopping!