Cudgel War XVI & Collegium of Defence, Inkoo, Finland 6.-15.7.2018

This is THE Summer event you don’t want to miss!

Ten days of relaxed camp life, fascinating A&S lectures and workshops, chivalrous tournaments, archery, three days of WAR, fantastic company, three saunas, and an idyllic lake with the beautiful view of the dreaded Monkey Island.

This year the first weekend of Cudgel will also host Collegium of Defence.

The event is primarily a camping event, but we have about 70 beds/mattresses available. Additionally, we have indoor space for a textile workshop, lectures and assorted activities. We also have three saunas and a lake with the Monkey Island!

Three meals are available daily: plentiful breakfast, a light lunch and hot evening meal. On Wednesday and last Saturday we will serve great Feasts. We also have two small auxiliary kitchens for those who prefer to cook their own meals.

Due to kitchen and staff capacity issues, we are able to offer breakfast for up to 150 people and daily meals and feasts up to 100 people only, so book early. All meals will be made low-lactose. In addition to normal fare, we are able to accommodate lacto-ovo-vegetarians, remember to select this choice when making your reservation.

Site facilities include potable running (cold) water, hot water is available at the dining hall and for the showers in the main sauna. Unfortunately the site is not very friendly to people with mobility issues.

Site details

Kavalahti scout camp (Björnvikintie 109, 10230 Inkoon as), Inkoo, Finland.

It is only 60 minutes' drive from Helsinki and its international airport (HEL), and 90 minutes' drive from Turku. Public transport is somewhat available.

The site opens Friday July 6th 2018 at 16:00 and closes Sunday July 15th at 13:00.

Key rules

The site is "damp". Smoking is only permitted at designated places, pets are only allowed outdoors. Those who get a bed MUST bring sheets and pillow cases, even when sleeping in a sleeping bag. Campfires are allowed at designated fire pits. Should there be a forest fire warning, no other fires (tiki torches, candles on the ground etc.) will be allowed.

Reservations must be made via the event web site. Registration opens 2nd April 2018 at 19:00 Finnish time zone (18:00 CET, 17:00 GMT).

Event fees

This year the event fees are not combined into packages, instead the attendee can freely choose the combination of days to be present and the food to register for.

The price list is below and the registration system will automatically calculate the correct price for your registration. The age categories are Adult (over 15yo), Teen (7-14yo), Kid (3-6yo). Babies under 3 years are free of charge.


Visitors from euro countries and Sweden are strongly encouraged to pay their participation fees in advance, but all foreign visitors may pay at the door. The international bank connection is IBAN FI70 5680 0040 2682 74, SWIFT OKOYFIHH. Finnish residents must pay their event fees before 1st of July to Hämeen keskiaikaseura's account FI70 5680 0040 2682 74. When paying, please remember to mention who is paying for what! Late payment will incur a 10 eur late fee.

Cancellation policy

Cancellations must be made before June 25th for a full refund. After that we cannot reimburse you. If you have a reservation and neither cancel, pay nor come to the event, we will charge you all costs according to your reservation at the regular prices, including a handling fee of 3 euros.

Event steward:

Mistress Jolanda de Meyre (Minna Leimu)
Hukkasentie 108
38220 Sastamala
phone: +358 400 78 1132


Baron Mikael Rantzow (Juha Heinänen)