100 Years of Ministry at Lakeside Institute

On July 25-26, 2015, we will be celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Lakeside Institute. We will gather, celebrate and give thanks to God for 100 years of ministry to youth and young adults! Join us and invite others!

Registration for the 100th Anniversary Reunion is now closed

Contact Rich Boettner if you have questions

Information about the Reunion

Promo Flyer
What's the Cost
Parking and Shuttles
Youth under 18
Morning Watch Devotional Book
100th Anniversary Ornament and Tshirts

Updated: Info flyer (click to open)



Reunion Schedule

Here is the schedule of events for the Celebration Weekend. If you have suggestions, we would love to hear them!

Saturday, July 25, 2015 
1:00 - Registration/Hospitality Table
2:00 - 5:00 - Afternoon Activities – 1 hour slots

  • Tour of facilities – Wo-Ho-Mis, Cabins, Hilltop, South Aud 
  • Lakeside Passport
  • Crafts
  • etc

5:30 - Group Photo at the Dock
6:30 - Banquet at Wesley Lodge
6:00 - Childcare at Lakeside UMC (until 8:00PM)
8:00 - Talent Show at South Aud
10:00 - Closing Circle

Sunday, July 26, 2015
8:00 - Morning Watch in Park
10:00 - Worship at Hoover
12:00 - Picnic in the Park
1:00 - Sing-Along at East Pavilion
2:00 - Closing Circle

Check-in at Wesley Lodge begins at 1:00PM on Saturday, July 25 and goes
through Sunday, July 26 at 3:00PM

Signup for the Reunion
Runs from April 1 - July 1, 2015
Everyone is welcome to join us! Former staff, campers, family and anyone who loves Lakeside Institute!

What's the Cost
Registration -
Age 12 and Up - $38 per person including Gate Pass for Saturday noon-Sunday 4PM, $27 for Saturday only.
Children Age 5-11 are $16 for Sat/Sun, $11 for Saturday only and attending banquet.
Children Age 0-4, or any children age 5-11 who go to childcare instead of Sat banquet are free.

As a part of registration, Banquet on Saturday and a Picnic in the
Park on Sunday is provided.

Childcare will be available for children during dinner on Saturday
night from 6-8PM. A meal will be served to them as well.

Housing Options for the Weekend

Option 1: This option will be a part of the reunion registration in
the spring: Bunks in Wohomis (females) and Hilltop (males) will be available for overnight stay Saturday night for $10 per person or $30 per family.

All other options will have to be scheduled on your own.

Option 2: Block of rooms at Hotel Lakeside and the Fountain Inn
are available for overnight stays on Fri and Sat night from $160 per night. Reserve a room by calling the Lakeside reservation line at (866) 952-5374 and mention the 100th Institute Anniversary.
Option 3:
Option 4: South Beach Resort - $199+ per night (mention 100th
Anniversary), 8620 E Bayshore Rd, Marblehead, 419-798-4900
Option 5: There are also a variety of hotels in Port Clinton as well.

Parking and Shuttles
There is a parking lot at the Main Entrance to Lakeside on Rte 163.
This may be the best place to park. There is a shuttle from the Main
Entrance all the way down to Wesley Lodge and the Dock.

Youth under 18
Once Institute ends at 12:00 noon on Saturday, any youth under 18
who wants to stay for the reunion will need to have a parent or
guardian with them.

Morning Watch Devotional Book
We have gathered over 185 morning watches from over the years!
A devotional book ($15) is being assembled and will be available
for purchase at registration time.

100th Anniversary Ornament and Shirts
We will also have t-shirts and an anniversary ornament available.