Youth D&D: Welcome to Blackwood

Welcome to Blackwood is our Dungeons & Dragons introductory session, introducing kids to both the game of D&D, and to the world our adventures take place in.  It is highly recommended that you participate in the ‘Welcome to Blackwood’ event before any other Knights of Blackwood D&D events.  Note: This is a repeat event, we intend to host Welcome to Blackwood every three months or so, so if you’ve already participated in this adcenture you should skip this one.

When: Sunday, July 14th, 10:00am – 1:00pm

Entry Fee: $15.00 per participant

Player Slots: We only have 8 slots maximum for players for this session, so sign up now and reserve your spot!  We require at least three players in a session to proceed with it.  If we are full we can add you to the reserve list.

Age Restriction: This is a Knights of Blackwood event, so age is restricted to 6 – 16 years old.  However, parents or guardians are welcome to register as well if they wish to join in the fun!

You Get:

Every participant gets a Hero’s Reward card for participating, which can be used on a variety of rewards including a free Pet, or a snack or drink!

Option (+$12.00): Get a set of RPG Dice and a miniature representing your character – both chosen from our huge variety of stock!

The Game: Welcome to Blackwood’ is our introductory D&D session storyline – this is the perfect entry event for new players, and any kids that haven’t yet played D&D at our store.  The region of Blackwood is introduced, the basics of role-play are explained, and the adventure begins!  This session will have a dedicated Staff as Game Master who will guide the players through the session.

All pages, maps, enemy characters, and other necessary items will be provided by the store – the only thing players must have is a miniature for their character, and a set of RPG dice (see the ‘Option’ above if you don’t already have these.

“Roleplaying games are an amazing way for players to craft a story together.  They foster team-work and creative thinking, and are an amazing experience for gamers of all ages!” – Jay

MTG Core 2020 Youth Prerelease

Core 2020 is the upcoming set for Magic: the Gathering, and we will be hosting a whole weekend of events previewing the set a week before it releases! Among the events will be a youth-focused event, check it out:

When: Sunday, July 7th, 12:00pm – 2:30pm

Entry Fee: $40.00 for Stronghold Members // 9 Hero’s Rewards

Format: Open Play, players play as many games against whomever they wish. Staff & volunteers will help new players, and facilitate games. Prerelease Pack includes 6 Core 2020 Boosters, a die & a Promo.

Adult Mentors: The Knights of Blackwood is a program for kids ages 6-16, however anyone can participate in this event. If you are older than 16 years old, you will be a ‘mentor’ helping out the younger players with rules and being a good example of a good sport. Mentors will get all the same rewards as younger players, except the Pets.

Prizes: All participants get a booster pack, a Hero’s Reward, and a Knights of Blackwood pet. Everyone that plays a game will earn another Core 2020 booster pack, and when you win your first match you earn another! Combine that with the free pack you get for joining in and every player gets 3 packs! Anyone that plays at least 3 matches will get another Hero’s Reward (and will get that third pack if they didn’t win any).

Youth D&D: Dungeons & Dad Jokes

In June we will be running a very special parent/guardian-kid session of D&D on Father’s Day!

When: Sunday, June 16th (Father’s Day)

Session 1:  10:00am – 1:00pm
Session 2:  2:00pm – 5:00pm

Entry Fee: $15.00 per participant, please register at least one parent or guardian along with at least on kid.

Player Slots: We only have 8 slots maximum for players for each session, so sign up now and reserve your spot!  We require at least three players in a session to proceed with it.  If we are full we can add you to the reserve list, and will add ‘Session 2’ to the shcedule

Experience Required: This is not an absolute beginner session, like Welcome to Blackwood.  To participate either the parent/guardian or the child should have either attended our Welcome to Blackwood event, or have had a good amount of experience with D&D 5e.

Age Restriction: This is a Knights of Blackwood event, so age is restricted to 6 – 16 years old.  However, parents or guardians are required to register as well for this family-focused session!

You Get:

Every participant gets a Hero’s Reward card for participating, which can be used on a variety of rewards including a free Pet, or a snack or drink!

Option (+$12.00): If they didn’t take advantage of the bundle during our Welcome to Blackwood event participants can get a set of RPG Dice and a miniature representing your character – both chosen from our huge variety of stock!

The Game: Dungeons & Dad Jokes is a new adventure in our D&D session storyline.

It’s Father’s Day in Blackwood, and what starts off as a simple celebration turns in to adventure, as the parents of our valiant heroes are thrust in to adventure as well!

All pages, maps, enemy characters, and other necessary items will be provided by the store – the only thing players must have is a miniature for their character, and a set of RPG dice (see the ‘Option’ above if you don’t already have these.

Participants can either continue to use their character from previous KoB adventures, or can create a new level 1 D&D character in advance – just clear the character with Cody beforehand.  Parents & Guardians must have/create a new character at level 4 – we can help you with that (beforehand if possible).

Youth D&D: Howl from the North

It’s time for the May D&D event for our Knights of Blackwood Youth program run by DM Cody, this time our intrepid adventurers will explore the mysterious jungle depths!

When: Sunday, May 26th

Session 1:  10:00am – 1:00pm
Session 2:  2:00pm – 5:00pm

Entry Fee: $15.00 per participant

Player Slots: We only have 8 slots maximum for players for each session, so sign up now and reserve your spot!  We require at least three players in a session to proceed with it.  If we are full we can add you to the reserve list.

Experience Required: This is not an absolute beginner session, like Welcome to Blackwood.  To participate you should have either attended our Welcome to Blackwood event, or have had a good amount of experience with D&D 5e.  If you are brand new our Welcome to Blackwood sessions will repeat every few months to give you the intro you need for these more advanced sessions!

Age Restriction: This is a Knights of Blackwood event, so age is restricted to 6 – 16 years old.  However, parents or guardians are welcome to register as well if they wish to join in the fun!

You Get:

Every participant gets a Hero’s Reward card for participating, which can be used on a variety of rewards including a free Pet, or a snack or drink!

Option (+$12.00): If they didn’t take advantage of the bundle during our Welcome to Blackwood event participants can get a set of RPG Dice and a miniature representing your character – both chosen from our huge variety of stock!

The Game: ‘Howl from the North is a new adventure in our D&D session storyline.

Winter is coming, and our valiant heroes are forced to brave the cold dangers of the Northern Shelf, an area known for it’s bite – both frost and otherwise…

All pages, maps, enemy characters, and other necessary items will be provided by the store – the only thing players must have is a miniature for their character, and a set of RPG dice (see the ‘Option’ above if you don’t already have these.

Participants can either continue to use their character from previous KoB adventures, or can create a new level 1 D&D character in advance – just clear the character with Cody beforehand.

MTG Youth Prerelease War of the Spark

The Knights of Blackwood is our FREE to join Youth Program.  Our goal is to provide great events for the younger players in the shop to participate in, and to that end we are very excited to bring you a Youth-Focused Prerelease event for Magic: the Gathering!

When: SUN, April 28, 12:00pm – 2:30pm

Entry Fee: $40.00 -or- 9 Hero’s Rewards

Event Details: This is a Prerelease Event, which means that you get cards from the new War of the Spark set a WEEK before they are released!  Participants will get packs, and build a deck at the event.  They will then play games with others and win prizes!  Play is open, but we will help players find opponents.

What You Get: All Participants will get a Prerelease Pack that includes 6 Booster Packs, a Dice, and a Foil Pomo Card (taken from the Rares/Mythic Rares of the set).  Additionally all participants will get an extra Booster Pack, and a Hero’s Reward for participating.  Lastly, all Knights of Blackwood members will get a free Knights of Blackwood Pet!

Adult Mentors: The Knights of Blackwood is a program for kids ages 6-16, however anyone can participate in this event.  If you are older than 16 years old, you will be a ‘mentor’ helping out the younger players with rules and being a good example of a good sport.  Mentors will get all the same rewards as younger players, except the Pets.

Prizes: Everyone that plays a game will earn another Ravnica Allegiance booster pack, and when you win your first match you earn another!  Combine that with the free pack you get for joining in and every player gets 3 packs!  Anyone that plays at least 3 matches will get another Hero’s Reward (and will get that third pack if they didn’t win any).

So join us and all the other cool kids for some Prerelease fun, at our Knights of Blackwood prerelease for Magic!

Game Camps Summer 2019

SUMMER 2019

This summer we will be hosting six weeks of summer Game Camps in four different categories!  Game Camps are week-long days camps, that focus on teaching a new gamer the basics of their preferred game, giving them the tools they need to play, and a beginner package in product to get them there.  Participants get focused attention from one of our expert games instructors in a fun, casual, and safe environment.  Select from our four types of Game Camp for more information:

July 22 – July 26
July 29 – August 2
August 26 – August 30

July 15 – July 19

August 5 – August 9

August 19 – August 23

Youth D&D: When a Star Falls

It’s time for the April D&D event for our Knights of Blackwood Youth program run by DM Cody, this time our intrepid adventurers will explore the mysterious jungle depths!

When: Sunday, April 14th

Session 1:  10:00am – 1:00pm
Session 2:  2:00pm – 5:00pm

Entry Fee: $15.00 per participant

Player Slots: We only have 8 slots maximum for players for each session, so sign up now and reserve your spot!  We require at least three players in a session to proceed with it.  If we are full we can add you to the reserve list.

Experience Required: This is not an absolute beginner session, like Welcome to Blackwood.  To participate you should have either attended our Welcome to Blackwood event, or have had a good amount of experience with D&D 5e.  If you are brand new our Welcome to Blackwood sessions will repeat every few months to give you the intro you need for these more advanced sessions!

Age Restriction: This is a Knights of Blackwood event, so age is restricted to 6 – 16 years old.  However, parents or guardians are welcome to register as well if they wish to join in the fun!

You Get:

Every participant gets a Hero’s Reward card for participating, which can be used on a variety of rewards including a free Pet, or a snack or drink!

Option (+$12.00): If they didn’t take advantage of the bundle during our Welcome to Blackwood event participants can get a set of RPG Dice and a miniature representing your character – both chosen from our huge variety of stock!

The Game: ‘When a Star Falls is a new adventure in our D&D session storyline.

Trapped in space and time, our adventurers must navigate an unusual and more advanced age in order to return to their time with the answers they seek.

All pages, maps, enemy characters, and other necessary items will be provided by the store – the only thing players must have is a miniature for their character, and a set of RPG dice (see the ‘Option’ above if you don’t already have these.

Participants can either continue to use their character from previous KoB adventures, or can create a new level 1 D&D character in advance – just clear the character with Cody beforehand.

Youth D&D: the Sinister Secret of Sapphire Sea

It’s time for the March D&D event for our Knights of Blackwood Youth program run by DM Cody, this time our intrepid adventurers will explore the mysterious jungle depths!

When: Sunday, March 24th

Session 1:  10:00am – 1:00pm
Session 2:  2:00pm – 5:00pm

Entry Fee: $15.00 per participant

Player Slots: We only have 8 slots maximum for players for each session, so sign up now and reserve your spot!  We require at least three players in a session to proceed with it.  If we are full we can add you to the reserve list.

Experience Required: This is not an absolute beginner session, like Welcome to Blackwood.  To participate you should have either attended our Welcome to Blackwood event, or have had a good amount of experience with D&D 5e.  If you are brand new our Welcome to Blackwood sessions will repeat every few months to give you the intro you need for these more advanced sessions!

Age Restriction: This is a Knights of Blackwood event, so age is restricted to 6 – 16 years old.  However, parents or guardians are welcome to register as well if they wish to join in the fun!

You Get:

Every participant gets a Hero’s Reward card for participating, which can be used on a variety of rewards including a free Pet, or a snack or drink!

Option (+$12.00): If they didn’t take advantage of the bundle during our Welcome to Blackwood event participants can get a set of RPG Dice and a miniature representing your character – both chosen from our huge variety of stock!

The Game: The Sinister Secret of Sapphire Sea’ is a new adventure in our D&D session storyline.

What incredible adventures await…below the sea?

All pages, maps, enemy characters, and other necessary items will be provided by the store – the only thing players must have is a miniature for their character, and a set of RPG dice (see the ‘Option’ above if you don’t already have these.

Participants can either continue to use their character from previous KoB adventures, or can create a new level 1 D&D character in advance – just clear the character with Cody beforehand.

Youth D&D: Welcome to Blackwood

Welcome to Blackwood is our Dungeons & Dragons introductory session, introducing kids to both the game of D&D, and to the world our adventures take place in.  It is highly recommended that you participate in the ‘Welcome to Blackwood’ event before any other Knights of Blackwood D&D events.  Note: This is a repeat event, we intend to host Welcome to Blackwood every three months or so, so if you’ve already participated in this adcenture you should skip this one.

When: Sunday, March 3rd, 10:00am – 1:00pm

Entry Fee: $15.00 per participant

Player Slots: We only have 8 slots maximum for players for this session, so sign up now and reserve your spot!  We require at least three players in a session to proceed with it.  If we are full we can add you to the reserve list.

Age Restriction: This is a Knights of Blackwood event, so age is restricted to 6 – 16 years old.  However, parents or guardians are welcome to register as well if they wish to join in the fun!

You Get:

Every participant gets a Hero’s Reward card for participating, which can be used on a variety of rewards including a free Pet, or a snack or drink!

Option (+$12.00): Get a set of RPG Dice and a miniature representing your character – both chosen from our huge variety of stock!

The Game: Welcome to Blackwood’ is our introductory D&D session storyline – this is the perfect entry event for new players, and any kids that haven’t yet played D&D at our store.  The region of Blackwood is introduced, the basics of role-play are explained, and the adventure begins!  This session will have a dedicated Staff as Game Master who will guide the players through the session.

All pages, maps, enemy characters, and other necessary items will be provided by the store – the only thing players must have is a miniature for their character, and a set of RPG dice (see the ‘Option’ above if you don’t already have these.

“Roleplaying games are an amazing way for players to craft a story together.  They foster team-work and creative thinking, and are an amazing experience for gamers of all ages!” – Jay

Youth D&D: March Break Game Camp

We are very excited to present our first March Break D&D Game Camp!  Our Game Camp will be five days long, running from 11:00am – 4:00pm each day, beginning on Monday and wrapping up on Friday.  We are flexible with pick-up and drop off times, so talk to us if you need to make arrangements.

Focus: The focus of our Dungeons & Dragons Camp will be learning the rules, character-building, and playing through our own multi-day session of Dungeons & Dragons.  We will touch on story-building and Game-Mastering as well.  By the end of the week we will have players comfortable in the rules of the game, able to create their own character, and ready to join in organized events, or kitchen-table play with friends.

Camps are recommended for participants aged 8-16, and all participants are encouraged to join our free youth gaming club The Knights of Blackwood.

D&D Game Camp: March 11 – March 15

Entry Fee: $120.00 including all applicable taxes

Included: Participants will get our Dungeons & Dragons Beginner’s Package, which will include advice and resources to take home, as well as the following:

  • Their choice of RPG mini to represent their character
  • A set of RPG dice
  • 3 Knights of Blackwood Pets
  • The D&D Starter set to take home and create their own adventures (or if you, or your family, already have it an equal amount of credit towards D&D)
  • Participants will have access to all store resources, like paper, pencils, and all the tools to run our adventure.

Multiple Participants:  If you have multiple participants from the same family (siblings, or parent-child for example) each additional participant is $10.00 OFF.

Capacity: Our Game Camps all have a maximum of 16 participants, so sign up early to reserve your spot!