Do you share in this dream of living in harmony with nature and community? Do you believe in the good of creating inspirational cultural offerings and educational opportunities? Do you have the skills and motivation to help us make it happen?

LakeSide Earth Sanctuary is looking for just the right folks to become collaborators~investors~co-owners, and to help make this dream a reality. Join us? We are looking forward to great things to come!

Membership Agreements

  • These are example agreements, the core group has not yet voted on any kind of set agreements

  • I agree to help LakeSide Earth Sanctuary achieve its stated goals and mission.

  • I agree to pay dues (money and time) as set by the membership, in a timely manner.

  • I will participate in an inclusive consensus based decision making structure of LakeSide Earth Sanctuary (or consciously waive my right to express my opinions) and abide by the decisions made, including those made before my membership in LakeSide Earth Sanctuary. I understand that a consensus and community depend on the integrity of its participants and their commitment to the ideals of trust, respect, self-empowerment, cooperation, equal access to power, and non-violence.

  • I agree to give up my membership if it is found necessary by the consensus of the collective, based on the process outlined in LakeSide Earth Sanctuary bylaws.

  • I agree to resolve conflict peacefully and be open to the use of mediation.

  • I am committed to pioneering a lifestyle that will serve as an example of ecological sustainability, as explained in the Sustainability Guidelines. I will weigh the implications of my actions, continually striving to minimize my negative impact and increase my positive impact on the Earth. I will participate in the creation of a physical and social structure and culture that will move us towards long term sustainability.

  • I am committed to the vision of LakeSide Earth Sanctuary and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, ability, educational level, or economic background. I will attempt to minimize barriers to members of minority groups wishing to participate.

Investment and Ownership



A. $30,000 + 150 hours over 3 years 


B. $15,000 + 750 hours over 3 years


C. $5,000 + 2,000 hours over 3 years


33 ownership positions available.

3-Year Commitment.

$100/month maintenance fee required until collectively stabilized. 

100 hours a year of time to keep ownership. 

$30,000 back if all commitments are fulfilled (paid over 3 years) or more if collective consensus agrees.

Invitation Documents