Other Group Resources

Youth Weekend West
An annual Scottish Country Dancing workshop held in western Canada and the US. It's aimed at dancers aged 16-35(ish) and includes classes, a ceilidh and a ball.

Caledonian and Saint Andrews Society of Seattle
They dance Mondays in Seattle, WA.

Bellingham Scottish Country Dancers
Bellingham, WA

Spokane Scottish Country Dancers
Meets on Thursdays at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1703 N. Washington St., Spokane. You can contact Catharine Roth or Anna Guthrie for times.

RSCDS Southwest Washington State Branch
Vancouver, WA

Portland, OR - Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, Portland Branch
The primary site for the RSCDS Portland group gives its official information as well as for neighboring areas.
Other listings of Portland SCD: Scott MacHaffie's Portland Scottish dancing (This site also has a book list with comments on SCD books).

Central Oregon (Bend, Madras, Prineville, Redmond area)
High Desert Celtic Country Dancers. Primarily Scottish Country Dances with some dancers working on Highland and occasionally something else such as Irish, Shetland, or English.

Vancouver Island Scottish Country Dancing Society, Vancouver, B.C., Canada -
This branch provides a very large number of Ceilidh dance events at many locations. If you browse their information they offer you a great personalized email that you can subscribe to. So if you wish to join them while up in B.C. please do the following: Go to vancouverceilidh.org and ask them to subscribe. This is easy to do, for a great newsletter that they publish often, and you can unsubscribe later if you are not using it. (Best to copy this link into your browser and then do it.) 

RSCDS San Francisco Branch

 "The other Washington" (DC, USA)
Also covers classes in northern Virginia.

White Rock Scottish Country Dance Club,
White Rock, British Columbia, Canada.

Plateau Scottish Country Dancers
Enumclaw, WA

Salt Spring Island Scottish Country Dance Club
Offers classes both for beginners and more experienced dancers

Scottish Step Dance Classes
All levels step dance taught. Contact: Elizabeth Miller. (206)782.8345 Greater Seattle area. Bonnie Dundee

The Teacher's Association of Canada (TAC)
Association of teachers of Scottish country dancing, source for SCD books and recordings.

New Scotland Country Dance Society at Edinburgh University
Holds classes in many styles of Scottish dancing: (country, ceilidh, highland, step dance)

Pacific Northwest Highland Games and Clan Gathering
Gathering of the clans, dance competitions, performances, pipers, many booths, and more. Enumclaw, WA    

Spokane Highland Games
Spokane, WA

Bellingham Highland Games.
Ferndale, WA

Slighe nan Gaidheal
Seattle's Gaelic Language and Cultural Society.

Northwest Scottish Fiddlers 
Organization directed by Calum MacKinnon of Seattle. This group plays traditional Scottish fiddle music. Their website has lots of Northwest gatherings information.

BC Pipers Association
Vancouver BC.

SCD Beyond The Northwest

This is not an exhaustive list of SCD resources on the web - just a selection of handy references to get you started. For a fairly complete listing of groups, bands, etc., see the Grand Chain