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2021 AANR-NW Convention Report

Unlike last year, AANR-NW held a live convention and general assembly year, held at the Willamettans, in July

Events included meet and greet receptions, sports including pickle ball and bocce clinics and play, shuffle board, water balloon volleyball, disc golf, horseshoes, ping pong, billiards, and volleyball, entertainment including casino night, DJ dance, and a live band dance with Saturated Phats, open house at the AANR-NW nudist library, silent auction fund raiser for the local fire fighters (who had worked the nearby forest fires), tie dye and other crafts, tavern, meals, and other activities.

Kathy Watzel, AANR President, attended the convention and meetings.  Meetings included discussions on Women in Nude Recreation committee activities, Government affairs, digital communications,  COVID effects on our clubs, the AANR-NW library and history, possible hybrid meetings in the future with live and on-line access, other concerns that were raised, officer and committee reports, selection of 2023 convention site, and awards presentations.

The awards presented were:
Hall of Fame – Terri Capshaw from Sun Meadow Resort

Member of the Year – LuCinda Gustavson from the Willamettans

Member of the Year Andee Rogers from Squaw Mountain Ranch
Scholarship - no applications recieved

President's Meritorious Award - Mike Parker from Hidden Springs
President's Meritorious Award - Andee Rogers from Squaw Mountain Ranch

Photography Awards - reported last issue - Grand Prize Winner - Andy Waldren

Membership Increase awards
Percentage Increase Winner - Lake Bronson 29.9% increase
Member Number Increase Winner -  Lake Bronson  35 member increase

Come on out to next year's convention.  The next two years of conventions will be at Sun Meadow in 2022 and Squaw Mountain Ranch in 2023.

The AANR convention was held in August at Star Ranch in Texas.  Next year's AANR convention will be at Suwannee Valley Resort, and the 2023 convention will be at Solair Recreation League in Connecticut.


Sun Meadow Resort is for Sale

Sun Meadow Resort in Idaho is for sale!  Bill Schroer is putting together a group of investors that are interested in buying the resort and operating it as a nudist venue.
If you are at all interested in being part of this, contact Bill at

Northwest Calendar

These events are based on the best information available from the clubs now.  With Covid conditions changing and states reopening, club openings and events may change.  Please check club websites or contact clubs for details and updates.  A club list with website links is at the end of the email.

Some of the major events are highlighted in bold below.

Aug 27  Movie night, 9:30 pm, Squaw Mountain Ranch
Aug 27  Dinner, 6:30 pm, movie: The Song of Names, 8 pm, Sun Meadow Resort
Aug 27  Nudestock Eve Wine and Cheese Party with Mary McPage & Friends, 6:30 – 10 pm, Tiger Mountain Park
Aug 28  Casino night & auction, Bare Mountain Retreat
Aug 28  Meeting in Canby, with potluck meal & garage sale, 1 pm, Sun Rovers
Aug 28  Bike ride, 9 am, Valentine’s Day dinner, 6:30 pm, other activities, Sun Meadow Resort
Aug 28  Casino night and auction Bare Mountain Retreat
Aug 28  Nudestock with 4 bands, food & other vendors, 11 am - 6 pm, Tiger Mountain Park
Aug 29  Backpacking to Grizzly Lake in the Trinity Alps, CA, Siskiyou Hiking Bares
Aug 29  Jazz brunch with Michael Powers band, 11:30 am - 2 pm, Tiger Mountain Park

Sep 3-6 Sunshine festival, karaoke, block party potluck, live band Eddie Butler & Night Hawk, tie-dye, membership committee meeting, Willamettans
Sep 3    Movie night, 9:30 pm, Squaw Mountain Ranch
Sep 4-6 Sports & games, DJ dance, slide show of the nude Colorado river raft trip, Sun Meadow Resort
Sep 4    Prime rib dinner & fixens, RSVP only, Bare Mountain Retreat
Sep 4    Nude trail run, noon, Potluck, 7pm, theme dance, 8:30 pm, Lake Bronson Club
Sep 5    Bocce ball tourney, Bare Mountain Retreat
Sep 5    Season end street party, 5 pm, Lake Bronson Club
Sep 7    WINR party (Women in Nude Recreation), Sun Meadow Resort

Sep 11-12  Streak to the Peak, reservation required, Bare Mountain Retreat
Sep 11  Zoom Board meeting, 9:30 am, member meeting, 1 pm, Mountaindale Sun Resort
Sep 11  Walking naked in Oregon’s bad lands, ancient juniper trail, 1 pm, Wandering Bare
Sep 12  Naked mountain biking, horse butte loop, 1 pm, Wandering Bare

Sep 18  Themed party, 6:30 pm, Squaw Mountain Ranch
Sep 18  Board meeting, Willamettans
Sep 19  Board meeting, 9 am, general assembly meeting, 11 am, Squaw Mountain Ranch

Sep 25  Meeting in Warrenton, followed by a potluck, 1 pm, Sun Rovers
Sep 25  Dog walk, Sun Meadow Resort
Sep 26  Board meeting, noon, and general membership meeting, 1 pm, Tiger Mountain Park

Oct 1-3  AANR-NW Fall board meeting at Sun Meadow Resort
Oct 1-3  Hiking & Camping at Sun Meadow, Columbia River Sun Club
Oct 2    Membership committee meeting, Willamettans

Every Wednesday
Card games at 7PM, Sun Meadow Resort
Every Friday
Movie night, Squaw Mountain Ranch
Dinner at 6:30, Movie on the big screen, 8PM, Sun Meadow Resort
Every Saturday
Potluck patio party at 4:30, dinner at 6:30, check website for other activities, Sun Meadow Resort
Every Sunday
Potluck dinner at 6:30, Sun Meadow Resort
Hand and Foot Card Game at 1:30, Sun Meadow Resort

If you are not yet an AANR member, there are two ways to join AANR.  If you belong to a club, talk to your membership chair about joining AANR.  If not, go to to become a member.  Your membership matters.

Northwest Clubs - Websites
Bare Mountain Retreat (Destination Club), Boise, ID
Columbia River Sun Club (Event Club), Ephrata. WA
Hidden Springs (Event Club), Portland, OR
Kaniksu Ranch (Destination Club), Loon Lake, WA
Lake Bronson Club (Destination Club), Sultan, WA
Mountaindale Sun Resort (Destination Club), North Plains, OR
Rogue SunCatchers (Event Club), Medford, OR
Siskiyou Hiking Bares (Event Club), Ashland, OR
Squaw Mountain Ranch (Destination Club), Estacada, OR
Sun Lovers under Gray Skies (Event Club), Seattle, WA
Sun Meadow Resort (Destination Club), Worley, ID
Sun Rovers (Event Club), Portland, OR
Tiger Mountain Park (Destination Club), Issaquah, WA
Tiny Houses, (Event Club), Oakland, OR
Wandering Bare (Event Club), Salem, OR
Willamettans (Destination Club), Marcola, OR

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