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Naturist and Nudist Organizations and Clubs

Learn all about nudist / naturist organizations in the United States and around the world. These organizations and clubs exist for different purposes such as advocacy, awareness, education, activism, social events, and more. There are nudist nonprofits and for-profit groups. Some have official nudist memberships while others do not.

Below you can read articles and blogs about nudist organizations and naturist clubs:

Nudists, Nudism and Nudity Throughout History

The Complete History of Nudism, Nudists and Nudity In this article will explore both nudism and nudity throughout history. While organized nudism, as a movement, is considerably young, social nudity is as old as Adam and Eve. Nudism and Nudists History Part One – Nudity in the Bible Nudity In The Bible – When the word nude or naked is mentioned, the first thought is of Adam and Eve. The Biblical Book of Genesis states at the end of Chapter 2 in verse 25 that the man and his wife were both naked, and they felt no shame. In Chapter ... Read more

Naturist and Naked Events Summer 2018 Roundup

Naturist Festivals and Naked Events Happening This Summer 2018 This is a 2018 guide to naturist, clothing-optional and naked events happening around the U.S. and Canada this summer! It’s split into two sections — Naked / Clothing Optional Events (more mainstream events that appeal to naturists) and Naturist Events (organized by and for naturists). The list is focused on big festivals, gatherings and unique events, excluding regular club socials like potlucks, BBQs or holiday parties. Check back here as I will update this list with more events! Summer 2018 Roundup of Naked Events and Festivals All of these events are ... Read more

A Full Guide To Nudism in New York City

Guide To Naked Activities, Nudism & Nudist Groups in NYC I get asked all the time about naturist activities in New York City or nearby, especially in the off-season months. Unfortunately there are no official nudist places within the 5 boroughs. So how else can one get naked here and connect with other nudists? This is my nudism guide to local NYC naturist groups, naked events, nude classes and more! Also, see my roundup of 2018 naturist and naked events happening around the U.S. and Canada this summer. In part one, I list the closest outdoor places including nude beaches ... Read more

How To Meet Nudists and Naturists In Your Area

Aside From Nudist Clubs, How Do I Meet Local Nudists? In the course of running a nudism organization and publishing nudist resources, I’ve heard this question quite often. This isn’t surprising. There are nudists spread out all over the U.S., and not everyone has a nude beach or nudist resort or club nearby. Even if they do, some can’t afford to join their local nudist club or don’t have the transportation to get there. So, how else does one meet other local nudist people or nude-friendly groups? We have some ideas to share for connecting with fellow nudists both online ... Read more

Young Naturists America Is Closing In 2017

The End of Young Naturists America, Inc. Dear YNA members, supporters and followers, It is with heavy hearts that we announce our decision to close Young Naturists America by the end of this year. We originally started this organization about 7 years ago with a few goals in mind – to bring about social change, to bring naturist values back into the modern nudist movement and to introduce more young adults to naturism. And we did succeed in this through our grassroots outreach, hundreds of published articles, online social groups, gatherings and events, media coverage, Radio / TV appearances and ... Read more

Bates Nude Beach Section Reestablished in California!

Bates California Beach Is Nude Again (With Conditions) Thanks To Long term Efforts of SCNA & Friends of Bates Beach Guest Blog by: Gary Mussell (Director, Friends of Bates Beach) North Rincon Beach (locally known as Bates Beach, named after the beach’s access from Bates Rd.) is at the southern tip of Santa Barbara County, just north of Rincon Point. The beach was once a safe, family-friendly environment that attracted several hundred people on summer weekends. On the convenient eastern end, people in bathing suits came to exercise their dogs and watch the world-class surfers practice their skills. The more ... Read more