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.


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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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Midsommar Party at Clear Lake

June 22, 2018

June 22-24. This is the longest standing tradition for Clear Lake summer weekends for Young Scandinavian Club, where we celebrate the summer solstice as our generations before us. This tradition-heavy holiday rivals Christmas in Scandinavia, so you know it's an event no Viking would miss! 
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YSC Dinner at the Norwegian Club

June 21, 2018

Thursday, June 21st at 6:30 PM. The YSC has been invited for dinner at the Norwegian Club in San Francisco. Delicious appetizers and 3-course dinner by Chef Pelle. Only $48.00 All Inclusive!
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Clear Lake Pre-Independence Day Weekend

June 29, 2018

A family fun weekend (June 29 -July 1) at Clear Lake with Susan & Mogens Lauritzen just before Independence Day. Susan will bring supplies for another tie-dye round, and Mogens will be demonstrating our Sunboat V2.0 - for everybody to use!
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YSC Night with the Quakes

June 30, 2018

It's a Scandinavian Invasion! Come out for a special event at Stanford Stadium as Zlatan and the rival LA Galaxy come to town. This match sells out each year (over 50K people) and is followed by a fireworks spectacular. Purchase your tickets ASAP then use your personal link to invite your friends, family, and coworkers -- they will automatically be sat next to you! We're sharing the section with friends and members of the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce.
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Learn to Waterski

July 6, 2018

July 6-8. This is a fun family-friendly weekend where attendees have the opportunity to learn how to water ski — or just come up and relax — singles and old-timers are also welcome!
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Throwback Party at Clear Lake

July 14, 2018

July 13-15th. We're putting the "Back!" in "Throwback!" this year at Clear Lake! Come kick it with the club as we host a nostalgic Clear Lake weekend party with all the hits from the 80's, 90's, and early 2000's.
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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.

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