The Young Scandinavians Club, or YSC for short, is a social club for Scandinavian and Scandinavian-American individuals and families of all ages in the San Francisco Bay Area. Events take place throughout Northern California. Members have access to club-owned cabins in Clear Lake and Lake Tahoe, while social and cultural events take place year round in and near San Francisco. flags Those with Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, or Swedish heritage may qualify for membership, with rates starting at just $35 per year.

"The YSC is an amazing organization for both the young and the young-at-heart. "

Peter Nordström


Postponed – Clear Lake Cleanup Weekend

April 04, 2020

This year we are looking for about 20 people that can help out for a big clean up weekend at the Clear Lake Cabin

Valborgsmässoafton Bonfire 2020

May 01, 2020

Valborgsmässoafton Bonfire 2020 at Ocean Beach on Friday, May 01, 2020.

Summer Kickoff BBQ in Golden Gate Park

May 09, 2020

Saturday, May 9th 11 am - 4 pm. Spring is finally here and Summer is just around the corner. This year the YSC will repeat the success and celebrate the summer season with a Clear Lake Kickoff BBQ.

Memorial Day: Trip to Camp Norge

May 22, 2020

Save the date!  Join us this Memorial Day weekend hiking in the Sierras!  This year once again we will be joining Camp Norge in Alta, CA for a taste of the Old West.  As the name implies, this 46-acre family camp was founded by Norwegians in 1957.

Clear Lake Opening Party

June 05, 2020

The 2020 Clear Lake season opening party kicks off with a special party weekend for the club's younger and wilder members.

School’s Out Family Weekend

June 12, 2020

June 12-14. Families and Friends!! Come to our First Annual Paint and Fish Camp weekend. This is a family-friendly weekend filled with learning new skills.


The Young Scandinavians Club currently consists of around 1,000 members. Despite the "Young" in Young Scandinavians Club, there is a great variety of age groups represented.