Backyard Skeptics is the largest skeptic/atheist organization in Orange County, California. We are active in advocating the position of non-belief and the support of church and state separation. We are a active community of non-theists, skeptics, atheists, humanists and evidencialists (we need empirical evidence of any claim to accept it as true).
Besides our entertaining and enlightening monthly meetings (available to see on line HERE) , we also organize entertaining events such as field trips to science-oriented events, (see the Mt Wilson Observatory pixs above) movie nights, skeptic pub nights, camping trips (see pixs below), special dinner show events and local debates. We also sponsor Orange County’s only Freethought Conference in May.
See our MEETUP page for a all the great events we offer for the non-theist. We’ve had over 254 past meetups! You can join any one (or more) of our five chapters: Central OC (the main group) south OC, Long Beach Science Club, Los Angeles and Arcadia.
If you agnostic, atheist, or just on the fence about religion, you’re welcome to join our group and see if its for you. Even if you are not local and can’t make the events, you are welcome to join just to stay in touch with a very active skeptics group. Make sure and do a ‘fake’ RSVP so Meetup won’t take you off the list.
Please consider contributing to our cause to make this a better world by expanding the influence non-theists have. You can do that with a $20 voluntary bi-annual membership or a $4 per month donation HERE. This helps us support our annual conference, webpage costs, solstice parties and more. See our donation page to make your contribution. We are a 501(3)(C) organization and all donations are tax-deductible.
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