Guest Blogger: Kelly Cecora, Marketing/Digital Communications Intern Traveling to Lakeside? We asked our Facebook friends, “When packing for a Lakeside vacation, what is the #1 thing you shouldn’t forget?” We took your answers and created the ultimate list of important items you don’t want to leave at home. So don’t stress out over traveling, and make sure to pack: However, don’t forget to leave your troubles at the gate. Lakeside is the perfect opportunity to renew the mind, body and spirit. So relax, and enjoy everything that Lakeside…

We’re excited to welcome you back to Lakeside Chautauqua and the Lake Erie shore this summer. Whether you’re looking to book your first trip or you’ve already started the planning process, here are some tips to help you have a successful vacation experience.

Lakeside Chautauqua has launched a pilot program to offer professional development graduate credit based on participation in educational and cultural arts programs at Lakeside each week this summer. This opportunity is designed for educators needing to renew teaching licenses and/or gain professional development credit, which will be issued through Lake Erie College.

Guest Blogger: Kelly Cecora, Marketing/Digital Communications Intern The Lakeside Leadership Academy (LLA) welcomes a new class of interns to Lakeside Chautauqua. Recruitment for this popular internship opportunity began in the fall of 2013 when the LLA Planning Committee assessed last year’s program and reworked many positions to accommodate Lakeside’s growing needs.

Guest Blogger: Rick Wolcott, Director of Communications, East Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church The 2014 East Ohio Annual Conference will convene at Lakeside Chautauqua from Monday, June 16-Thursday, June 19. The theme for the 45th session of Annual Conference – “Jesus Is Calling Us In” – will focus on identifying and reaching potential disciples of Jesus Christ. This is the second year of a quadrennial theme based on the mission of The United Methodist Church: to make and mature disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation…

Thank you West Ohio Conference for spending the week at Lakeside Chautauqua.

The Lakeside Chautauqua Recreation Department has a full schedule of special events planned for the 2014 summer. Guests and residents are invited to participate in all events. From the Annual 5k Raccoon Run and the Sailing Regatta, to the Kelleys Island Swim and triathlons, Lakeside is working to provide athletes with a variety of recreational opportunities. For more information on any event or to download event forms, visit

Guest Blogger: Rick Wolcott, Director of Communications, East Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church Youth Annual Conference (YAC) is a weekend for youth from the East Ohio Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church to gather for a time of worship, leadership development and fellowship.  It is a weekend for teens planned by teens. YAC 2014 will meet at Lakeside Chautauqua from Friday, June 13-Sunday, June 15. This year’s theme is Navigate.

Hooray! There are only 10 more days until the Chautauqua Summer Season starts!