Sets In Order (SIO) Yearbooks

The Sets In Order Yearbooks each compile a year's worth of the technical information about calls, choreography, and round dances into a single document. They differ from the monthly magazine ... Read More

Just Another Square Dance Caller (Book)

This book is an authorized biography of a true square dance legend: Marshall Flippo ... Read More

Welcoming Dance Environment Documentation

Square Dancing is an overwhelmingly social activity. Therefore, it is essential that square dance groups create a social environment that feels welcoming, engaging, and safe. Events in recent years have ... Read More

Ideas for Creating Social Connections

Cory Geishauser provides some ideas for stimulating socialization by getting people to ask questions about each other ... Read More

Caller Training Materials

Newer callers or people wondering what might be involved in learning to call are interested in what kind of educational material might be available. This article summarizes available caller training ... Read More

Category and Tag Indexes

This page alphabetically displays the site categories and topic tags with descriptions of the type of material they include. Categories are large buckets containing material largely relevant to the category ... Read More

A Step in Time – The American Square Dance (book)

This book traces the history of the American Square Dance from its earliest roots to modern day. It was compiled by reviewing the documents and artifacts donated by the Square ... Read More

Jeff Priest’s Singing Call Figures for Teaching

Jeff Priest has produced an outstanding set of books to assist callers teaching in the Basic through Plus programs. These books contain singing call figures which each feature only one ... Read More

Square Dance History Project

Despite its popularity, the history of square dance has been sparsely documented. Only a few currently published and available books offer any detailed discussion of the development of this form ... Read More

As I Saw It – Bob Osgood (book)

This book was compiled and edited by Paul Moore. It describes the life and career of Bob Osgood, one of the founding fathers of MWSD and through that lens provides ... Read More

Step By Step Through Modern Square Dance History (book)

This book traces the development of Modern Western Square Dancing from its earliest origins through to the present day. Understanding the evolution of our activity can shed valuable insights for ... Read More

Moving and Grooving Square Dance CDs for Teachers

This is a set of CDs and guidebooks that can be used by teachers or community leaders as a user friendly resource for teaching square dancing ... Read More

CALLERLAB Convention Audio Recordings (as of Oct 31, 2018)

Each year the CALLERLAB Convention provides two full days of education and information sessions. For many years audio recordings have been made of selected sessions, and latterly some have also ... Read More