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Lupin Lodge: A Hidden California Naturist Treasure Is Reborn Once Again

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Lupin Lodge Resort is Reborn in 2016 Lupin Lodge is a 110-acre private club and resort where clothes are optional and having fun is infectious. The club is surrounded by pine- fragrant hills in the Santa Cruz Mountains that separate the beach community of Santa Cruz, California from the high tech corridor known as “Silicon …
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World Naked Bike Ride Streaks Through Los Angeles To Applause

| June 17, 2016 | 3 Comments

LA World Naked Bike Ride 2016 On June 11, naturists and nudists from the Los Angeles area and beyond participated in the local installment of World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR), the annual event held every June in over 100 cities across the globe. Participants celebrated bike culture, advocating for “alternative transportation and a cleaner, safer, …
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SoCal Clubs Rally Against Ban On Nudist Events in Huntington Beach

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Naturists Speak Out Against Ban on Nudist Events at Huntington Beach City Council Meeting An estimated 35 members of Naturists in the OC (NitOC) club, SCNA, the Camping Bares and others made their feelings known to the City Council of Huntington Beach over the cancellation of the monthly nude swims in the city’s gym. City …
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My Seven Rules of Political Engagement For Naturists

| December 23, 2015 | 3 Comments

My 7 Rules For Naturists Trying To Strike Down Anti-Nudity Legislation My experience over the years is that, like the general public, most naturists want very little to do with politics. This is especially true of young naturists, whose focus is on the next party, the next bodypainting event, or the next naked bike ride. In …
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Lupin Lodge Owner Glyn Stout Passes Away At Age 77

| December 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Glyn Stout, 1938 – 2015, Owner Emeritus of Lupin Lodge Nudist Resort On Thursday, November 12, we received an email from Lupin Lodge that its longtime owner Glyn Stout had passed away suddenly that morning from an aortic aneurism. Glyn was 77 years young. He was a good friend of SCNA and had hosted our occasional club visits to …
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The Day I Got Lost Hiking Naked in the Mountains

| October 27, 2015 | 5 Comments

I Got Lost Hiking Naked in the Santa Monica Mountains Guest blog by SCNA member: Rod Williams Attention all naturists! When you go hiking, always bring a compass…and a towel! I learned this lesson the hard way. It was late spring a few years ago and I decided to explore the hills above a nudist …
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Olive Dell Takes Trophy At SoCal Naked Summer Nudist Games

| August 28, 2015 | 4 Comments

Team Olive Dell Ranch Wins Annual SoCal Naked Summer Nudist Games Competition For the past five years, the idea of a sports competition between the various naturist groups in Southern California has been steadily on the rise. This year, however, the day-long multi-club competition on August 8 at Olive Dell Ranch really captured the imagination …
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How Venice Beach Almost Became a Legal Nude Beach in Los Angeles USA

| August 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

The History of How Nudity Became Illegal at Venice Beach As the 1970’s dawned, the Counterculture Age began to discover the joy of sunbathing nude. Beach nudists got their first big break in June, 1972, when the California Supreme Court unanimously decided in the Chad Merrill Smith case that mere nudity unaccompanied by lewd intent …
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Our Nude Camping Trip To Visit Ancient Petroglyphs

| July 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Nude Camping & Hiking Trip in the Mojave Desert, California The story below first appeared in our July 2015 SCNA newsletter by member Peter Connolly of Camarillo, California, who organized and led the campout weekend. It has been edited by me for length and clarity. Blog Report By: Peter Connolly “We cannot adequately appreciate this …
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Los Angeles World Naked Bike Ride LA 2015

| July 14, 2015 | 4 Comments

A Warm Reception Given To LA World Naked Bike Riders Through Los Angeles LA Naked Bike Ride 2015 and Introducing a new column – the SCNA Naturist Review: Felicity has asked me / SCNA to contribute periodic articles here on the YNA website concerning the naturist movement, and specifically what is happening in and around …
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SCNA, The Southern California Naturist Association’s Trip To The Getty

| September 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Southern California Naturist Association SCNA Reports From the Getty SCNA Southern California Naturist Association – Southern California Naturist Association SCNA, hosted its annual visit to the Getty Museum in West LA on January 21. We counted a record 45 people attending, including many first-timers, who all came out to play our now-famous “Nude at the Getty” Scavenger …
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SCNA Seeks Nudist for Local Nude Theater Production

| November 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Nude Theater Production By – SCNA Southern California Naturist Association Nude Theater – The Southern California Naturist Association (SCNA) is producing “Love the Body Positive” by Johnna Adams, a one-act play that celebrates the positive experience of a female naturist at a beach with her shy boyfriend. One of their members, Brian Knudson, an experienced …
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