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2018 Naturist Society Calendar

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2018 Naturist Society Calendar


36.4 N Magazine

This cover embodies our 2017 gathering theme—Naturists…together in strength and love. Whether its kids in the pool, nude yoga, a drumming circle, or posing for the camera, naturist gatherings are great fun for all ages.

This issue leads off with N Sight Edo Nudity’s Fullness of Life, followed by a look at Nudist Prank Phone Calls by Mark Storey. The Naturist Society Foundation talks about Charitable Giving: What’s in your Heart? In addition there is a brief look at a short video on the NEF Research Library and an interesting article on Nudity and Preserving Naturist History. The results of the recent NAC/NEF Board Election is revealed and a moving memorial on Dr. Johanna Moore-Baxandall is also featured in this issue.

Paul LeValley, head of the Professors and Researchers SIG gives a report on Nude Swimming in School, and Leonard Lehrman writes about the Opera-Musical Theatre SIG. Next up are the gathering reports from The Eastern Naturist Gathering, the Midwinter Festival, the Naturist Family Youth Camp at Sunsport Gardens, the Western Naturist Gathering at Sun Meadow and last up the Northeast Naturist Festival at Empire Haven. Read all about these fun events. A member shares his first Philly Naked Bike Ride and Bob Morton reports on NAC to Naturists We’ve Got Your Back. Gary Mussell talks about Bates Beach in California and we end this issue with Kissing Fanny and a review of Nancy Casey’s new book Self Transformation.

Relive those summer memories and pick up this issue today.



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Featured Article

Life Is Short Play Naked

Life Is Short Play Naked

Issue 36.3 of N contains this month's article by Max Bochmann on living a happy naturist life as an ostomate.

What's Hot in Social Media.

How To Feel Comfortable Naked, Even Inside Your Own Home

How To Feel Comfortable Naked, Even Inside Your Own Home(Photo By: Dalton Campbell)

Feeling fabulous at being 50 and naked!

Feeling fabulous at being 50 and naked!

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Welcome…The World of Naturism Awaits

The Naturist Society is a membership organization first and foremost. If you enjoy skinny-dipping, nude sunbathing, or that feeling of freedom while nude, then TNS membership is for you. Join TNS today and let your membership card serve as your passport to nude adventures.

The term naturist means different things to different people. To some, it suggests a carefully considered way of life-a philosophy, no less. To others it's nothing more than a day at the nude beach.

Membership in The Naturist Society offers an opportunity to learn more about the fascinating world of naturism, its history and philosophy right along with the challenges and opportunities.

Whether you view naturism as a way of life or a form of recreation, join TNS and experience naturism in all its variety.

To see why others have joined the Naturist Society's family please take a look at the following video testimonials on our About page or view on You Tube. If you're still not convinced see what other Benefits await you as a TNS member!

Our Mission Statement

The mission of The Naturist Society is to promote body acceptance through clothing-optional recreation using the tools of education and community outreach.

The Naturist Society views clothing-optional recreation as essential to body acceptance. Through clothing-optional recreation, participants, be they individuals, couples or families, learn to appreciate the diversity of body types and gain a better understanding and acceptance of their own bodies.

Catching up with Nicky Hoffman- TNS Editor and Owner

Catching Up with NickyThere’s a bit of a nip in the air these days, and no wonder, it was a blustery 32 degrees as I drove in to work this morning. A mighty fine day to be indoors working on all sorts of new and exciting projects.

The next issue of N is at the printer and we’re already beginning work on the following issue. It never stops! Been thinking about writing a profile on yourself, or someone you know well? A new event that your group is putting together, a trip to an exciting new beach or resort?—send it in along with your photos highlighting the trip or event. If you’ve been procrastinating on writing that article for N—now is a good time to send it in to me at

The 2018 calendars just arrived in the office and they look fantastic! Be sure to check them out and get your order in early, they usually go quickly.

And speaking of new items, in addition to the Neat Sheet and the n hoodie we have two new t-shirts available exclusively at the Skinny-Dipper Shop. Perfect for those days when you can't be naked but still want to show your nude attitude. Plus, they make for great conversation starters and wonderful unique gifts!

The dates for the 2018 Western Naturist Gathering are July 19-22 at Lupin Lodge in Los Gatos, California and I’m still working out the dates for the Eastern Naturist Gathering. See the next issue of N or the 2018 Naturist Society Calendar for a listing of TNS events.

In the meantime remember to always Have a Nude Attitude:)


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Nude & Natural - The magazine of Naturist Living

36.4 Nude and Natural Magazine

Single issues of the 35 and 34 plus sets of the other series of Nude & Natural magazine are available online.

The 37.1 Fall Issue of N is Now On Sale!

To view and shop click HERE or call us at 800-886-7230 Monday - Friday 7:30 to 4:30 CST and we will be happy to help!

N, The Magazine of Naturist Living (aka Nude & Natural) takes you inside the fascinating world of naturism with incisive commentary and analysis, solid reporting, and naturist-friendly but always tasteful photography. Travel stories, club and resort updates, naturist politics and culture, N has it all.

A subscription to N magazine is just one of the many benefits you will receive when you join TNS.

To view over 30 years of Cover art click HERE. To advertise in N magazine click HERE. To write for N magazine click HERE.

Naturist Society founder Lee Baxandall

Lee Baxandall Naturist Society Founder TNS founder Lee Baxandall's first skinny-dipping experiences were as a young Boy Scout camping in Twin Lakes Reservation in Wisconsin. After receiving his master's degree in Comparative Literature from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Baxandall moved to New York, where he became active writing, translating, and critiquing plays. He also applied his writing skills to producing books on the arts, psychology, and politics. His political activism at this time prepared him for his interest in naturism to come. To read more about the history of The Naturist Society click HERE.

Or become a member of TNS and receive the Lee Baxandall Memorial Issue free!

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Together We Can Grow Naturism

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"Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work." - Vince Lombardi

Did you know that when you become a member of The Naturist Society, shop the Skinny-Dipper, volunteer your time, or donate money to naturist causes you become a part of an inclusive and caring community that has been promoting and protecting naturism for more than 30 years?

Today, more of our beaches and public lands reserved for naturists is shrinking, making The Naturist Society's work more crucial than ever. We are not only battling to keep naturist ideals alive for future generations, but like you we are also fighting a downturn in the economy, and subsequently, membership dollars. We can't achieve our goals without the support of those that share in our passion for preserving what Lee Baxandall, and others before us have fought so hard for! With so much at stake, we hope you will consider supporting our work.

We are proud of the work we do, fighting for your right to enjoy nude recreation at beaches, resorts, hot springs and public lands, hosting naturist events on both coasts and publishing the first-class naturist magazine N but we can't do it alone. Won't you consider joining or renewing today so together we can continue to make strides in making naturism more main stream. Please MAIL, shop ONLINE, or call 800-886-7230 and become a member of our community!

If you are already a Naturist Society member please consider making a donation. Your support is appreciated and for every donation of $100 or more you will receive our Canvas Logo Tote Bag. Made of sturdy beige canvas with two-ply navy handles and accents this bag is durable enough to last a lifetime—just like your support!

Consider a Lifetime Membership

Become a Lifetime TNS memberThe Saguaro Cactus, survives in a barren, dry area due to the symbiotic relationship it shares with the creatures of the desert. Birds, bats, and insects flock to the pollen of this cactis' night blooming flowers, spreading the seeds that allow for new growth. In return the cacti provide shelter and nourishment. In this way naturists and The Naturist Society are similar. Without TNS, naturists would lose many beaches to government legislation…and without the support of naturists TNS will not grow and thrive. Won't you please consider becoming a lifetime member today and support the cause!

"It gives us a great feeling knowing that The Naturist Society is doing so much to protect our rights. The ongoing challenges naturists face are vast, but by joining with TNS and their history of remarkable accomplishments, we are proud to be a small part of the much needed solutions that The Naturist Society provides." -Claudette Richard and Jim Dickey, lifetime members since 1991.

USA - Lifetime Membership in The Naturist Society = Price: $2,500.00.

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Merchandise orders and information are shipped in a plain envelope labeled with the "N" logo and our return address. The words "nude" and "naturist" do not appear in the return address.

Information collected by The Naturist Society is stored in a secure location; access is limited to the TNS staff. Information provided to us is used solely to identify and serve the member/customer.

Personal information, including name, address, phone number, and credit card number, is encrypted using secure software. This ensures that all information passed through the Internet can only be read by our system.

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