Southern California Naturist Association, Family-Friendly Nude Recreation
Welcome to the Southern California Naturist Association

SCNA is a clothing-optional travel club. We are a group of nudists and like-minded friends in the Greater Los Angeles area with no specific park or resort to call home. That frees us to explore the many opportunities for recreation and socializing that are available in our warm, beautiful region.

Within these pages you may encounter pictures of normal people just like you having fun camping, hiking, boating, and such, except they are doing so without the restriction of clothing. This website reflects our family-friendly orientation and illustrates the fun activities that we enjoy. It also has many articles and links that are excellent resources for expanding one’s understanding of nudism in America and world-wide.

If you are under age or otherwise not permitted to view frontal nudity in your home or community, please leave this site now. If you are looking for sexual content, or photos of children, you have definitely come to the wrong place!

SCNA: Southern California Naturist Association

Well, folks, I finally attended my first SCNA meeting tonight and thoroughly enjoyed the presentation and candid member testimonials. All my questions were happily answered...and more. What a nice, open, warm group of people! These are organized lifestyle nudists who are passionate about their personal expression and love their community. There's nothing to fear with this group! I felt right at home and look forward to attending one of their parties (assuming I pass their screening process, of course). Check out a monthly Meetup meeting and see for yourself! — Brian on Sep 15, 2010.

SCNA is great group of people dedicated to the Naturist way of life, whether it’s just relaxing at one of their clothing-optional parties or helping to promote and protect the liberating benefits of Social Nudism. — Rolf on May 12, 2010

If you find the Naturist lifestyle appealing, you should look into it. This group is an easy way to take that first step. — Steve on Jan 14, 2009.

If you're curious about naturism and how the SCNA can support you in learning more about it, you owe it to yourself to attend at least one of these monthly meetings. No pressure, no embarrassment and some straight information. — Jim R. on Jan 13, 2009

Whether you are a naturist or not, the right to ignore clothes in appropriate settings is a civil liberties issue. People who want to close traditionally nude beaches are often the same people who want to control many other aspects of our lives and speech. I think you will enjoy the meetings just for the open minded company. The conversations at SCNA's meetups are always lively. You should join this group if you are curious and your inner child is alive and well. — Tony on Oct 20, 2008.

I think there is a need for the choice to have nude recreation in this area. Even if you are not a naturist, the idea that there should be a designated place for a clothing optional beach should be addressed. — Dan on Sep 7, 2008.

…SCNA continues attracting quite a number of new singles and young people to their events. The use of www.facebook.com, www.myspace.com and www.meetup.com as I reported in my last report has been working quite well for them. They are attracting young people because the club is having fun and [the members] are working together…. Here is another example of thinking outside of the box. What other club in AANR can you take a five hour nude sailing cruise, turn it into an overnight event and end up at a Summer Solstice Parade? — Walt Stephens, National Trustee, American Association for Nude Recreation

The source of these unsolicited comments was our Meetup web site at: http://www.meetup.com/nature-519/