In the Society for Creative Anachronism, a "House" is a semiofficial association of individual SCA members. "Houses" are like small clubs or sub-organizations within the SCA; each tends to have its own theme involving the time period and region from which its members' SCA personas originate. Each House also tends to perform or be involved in a specific kind of activity -- some Houses specialize in brewing, cooking or craftwork; others specialize in the SCA war games -- heavy fighting, light fighting, archery and so on.

Here are a few sample houses, ones that I have dealt with here in the Kingdom of An Tir: