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33.4 N Magazine

N contributor J. Ross Stevenson and his lovely wife Nancy grace the cover of the Spring issue of N magazine.

Read all about their hiking adventure and houseboat trip in the beautiful state of Utah in this issue. NAC and NEF are featured throughout this issue starting off with the yearly Call for Candidates, College Students Speak Up About Hot Springs, NAC Board Member Don Zirbel fills us in on Bagby Hot Springs, a NEF outing at Balboa Park in San Diego and Judy Williams fills us in on Three-Mile Beach in British Columbia.

Enjoy the Missoula Naked Bike Ride with us, then travel to Clothing-Optional Costa Rica and enjoy a jungle-guided tour, travel to tropical paradise Roatan and visit Paya Bay Resort.

Next up are an Alpine Hiking Adventure with Milt Lewis and friends, and more Shocking! Disgraceful! Disgusting! postcards from Mark Storey.

The SunCoast Naturists and Sanibel Naturists share their Rustic Naturist Camping outing in West Central Florida with us, a profile on Alaskan Naturist Carl Hild and a visit to the Canary Islands rounds out this issue.

Of course there are the usual N Sight, Letters and Reviews to catch up on too. An issue you won’t want to miss!

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Shop the Skinny-Dipper Shop 24 hours a day in your slippers or nothing at all. Not only do you avoid the long lines and crabby sales people, but every purchase you make helps to keep public land open for nude use!

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Issue 31.3 of N contains this month's article on Clothing-Optional Costa Rica. Read the article HERE.



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Welcome…The World of Naturism Awaits

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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 - TNS owner, N magazine editor and publisher.

Catching up with Nicky Hoffman LeeHappy Spring Everyone,

When I returned to work in January after being ill for several weeks the first bit of mail I opened was a check for a Lifetime Membership. I thought how nice it would be if for the year 2015 if we had one person (or couple) join as a Lifetime Member each month. Sadly February passed without a Lifetime membership. However while attending the Midwinter Festival at Sunsport in mid February I was talking with a member and told him how I danced through the office when a Lifetime Membership came in. I also stated that if we ever got two in one month I’d probably dance naked down the hallway—he said to let him know and he would be that second person:) Lo and behold in March we received one and I emailed our member from the festival and sure enough he called me right back and became a Lifetime Member. My run is continuing and we did get another Lifetime Member in April. Who will it be for May? You?

Looking outside right now at the clouds, rain, and chilly temperature it’s hard to realize that the Eastern Naturist Gathering is only nine weeks away. Yikes! We don’t have anywhere near enough people registered for the event and not everyone has sent in their Naturist Activity Form for leading workshops.

I’m so looking forward to seeing everyone again this year. We have some new activities and interesting workshops on the schedule so be sure to register now so you don’t miss a thing. And send in those activity forms so I can get the schedule to Carmen and she in turn can get it up on the web site for you all to enjoy.

Hint, Hint: Please REGISTER today!

We’re working diligently on the next issue of the magazine so if you have an address change get that in to BONNIE as soon as you can. And thank you everyone for renewing so quickly after getting that first renewal notice. You really save us time and money. Remember no matter what your expiration date we do prorate your membership from the expiration date and not by the date you send it in to us (if it’s early)—no need to worry that we’re shorting you anything.

Hope to see you all at some time over the summer.

Nicky Signature


Nude & Natural - The magazine of Naturist Living

34.3 Nude and Natural Magazine

Single issues of the 34, 33, 32 and sets of the other series of Nude & Natural magazine are available online.

The 34.3 Spring Issue of N is Now On Sale!

To view and shop click HERE or call us at 800-886-7230 Monday - Friday 8 to 5 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!

CLICK to see a photo gallery of Lee.


Together We Can Grow Naturism

Commemorative Tile

"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 a Collectors Edition Commemorative Tile dedicated to Lee Baxandall. Each tile is numbered, seal coated, and hand crafted by naturist artist Joanne Sampey using "naked" white clay. Very limited quantities available!


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.

Meet a few of our Lifetime members.

Installment options are available. Please call 800-886-7230 for details.


Privacy Statement

The Naturist Society believes that your privacy is important. We are committed to preserving your privacy and will not under any circumstances sell, trade, or rent any personal information that is collected from you.

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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