The term “Prepper” is often misunderstood. Most think of the “Extreme" or "Doomsday Preppers” as seen on T.V.  A Prepper is anyone who wants to be, or is prepared for an emergency/disaster. That might be a major earthquake, wild fire or other natural disaster. It might be unemployment or a solar storm. It’s up to you to decide what your concern is and prepare for it. Practicality has a place in prepping and we like to approach being prepared with a dose of pragmatism.

NCPreppers is a group for ALL levels of interest; from “just checking it out” to getting off the grid/self sustainability. We focus the presentations and events towards the interests of the group. We try our best to cater our meet-ups and presentations to all levels of prepping.

If a major earthquake or firestorm resulted in the power and water to stop flowing for 5 days; would you be ok? 7 days? 14? Are you relying on the government to take care of you? If so, we encourage you to re-think your stance. You are far better off safe and comfortable at home vs. dragging your family to a shelter and waiting in lines for food and water.

Our focus is to develop networks of like minded individuals to serve as a support team for each other in times of need or drastic change. We do this by getting to know each other while participating in events. Participation is needed to achieve these goals as trust is built by time spent face to face, not over the internet. While we encourage you to look around and decide if you want to be a member; we also encourage you to delete yourself from the members list if we are not for you.  We are looking to advertise an accurate number of active members.

We are not looking for armchair Preppers; we are an active group that meets face to face. We feel strongly that if you cannot or will not do it “now”; you’ll most likely be unable to do it “then”. Learning by doing is our mantra.

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An active and practical preparedness group welcoming all levels of experience/interest­.

  • 4 days ago · 5:30 PM

    Target Practice - Oceanside

    4 NC Preppers | 4.00 | 7 Photos

    Bring your handgun and come with us. Improve your knowledge, gun handling confidence, and skills. Booth rental is $14 for the first shooter, and $8 for each shooter... Learn more
  • August 18 · 5:30 PM

    GoBag Walk/Hike

    2 NC Preppers | 4.50

    Bring your Bug-Out Bag, Get-Home Bag or INCH bag and come with us. Nothing else will get you ready like getting that bag on your back to check the weight & strap... Learn more
  • August 12 · 5:30 PM

    GoBag Walk/Hike

    2 NC Preppers | 4.00

    Bring your Bug-Out Bag, Get-Home Bag or INCH bag and come with us. Nothing else will get you ready like getting that bag on your back to check the weight & strap... Learn more
  • August 11 · 6:15 PM

    Valley Center BBB (NCP)

    10 NC Preppers | 5.00

    Casual and fun discussions with like minded people in the Valley Center and surrounding area. We are building and coordinating a strong core group within our community!... Learn more
  • August 7 · 6:00 PM

    Ham Net Check-in

    4 NC Preppers

    We will be conducting a monthly North County Preppers Ham Net Check-in on the first Friday of every month.  We will conduct the check-in using a public repeater that... Learn more
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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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