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.


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


YSC Tour of Anchor Steam Brewery & Happy Hour

September 21, 2018

Happy Hour still open for everyone, but tour tickets are out of stock

Tour the historic Anchor Steam Brewery with the YSC on Friday, September 21st at 2 pm located at 1705 Mariposa Street,
San Francisco, Ca 94107.

Clear Lake Season Closing Party

September 28, 2018

September 28-30. Fun weekend to close out another summer by the lake. Our cabin master Per Caroe has always known for his food weekends and this will be no exception. We will have a seasonal menu featuring Scandinavian flavors and California ingredients. Henrik Thorenfeldt will be in charge of the entertainment. A fun and loud weekend is to be expected.

Konocti Bike Challenge 2018

October 5, 2018

Bring your bicycle to Clear Lake, and let's join Lakeport Rotary Club's 28'th annual bike challenge on Saturday Oct-6. There's room for everybody; 20, 40, 65 and 100-mile courses. The 20 and 40-mile courses are supposedly on flat terrain with great vista points.

NOTE: This is an ala carte weekend with an optional $5 Sunday Brunch.

Indian Summer Bonfire

October 19, 2018

Hello bonfire lovers, it is time for another late summer fire celebration. Bring your favorite choice of libation & snacks to the beach for sharing-Remember no glass or bottle in hand is allowed on the beach, bring plastic cups/bev containers (no wine or beer glass bottles out in the open, be discreet)!!Remember to dress warmly […]

YSC Halloween Party

October 20, 2018

You're invited to the biggest Young Scandinavians Club party of the year. Join  200-300 people having a blast on Saturday, October 20th. If you've been in past years, you'll know the costumes will be amazing!


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.