Lakeside is a Chautauqua community that welcomes families of all sizes to the Lake Erie shore. It is a unique place to bring family and friends to enjoy the same sustaining values and traditions learned as a child. Since 1873, Lakeside has provided a Chautauqua summer experience dedicated to spiritual growth and renewal, educational and cultural enrichment, and recreational pursuits. True to the Chautauqua Movement, Lakeside's mission supports and facilitates a greater life experience for all who enjoy the community. "To enrich the quality of life for all people, to foster traditional Christian values and nurture relationships through opportunities for renewal and growth...spiritually, intellectually, culturally and physically...while preserving Lakeside's heritage."