Professor Rich Little teaches a grad course at HoneyRock.

Outdoor and Adventure Leadership Concentration

HoneyRock’s Outdoor and Adventure Leadership concentration develops exceptional leaders for a career in Christian camp ministry. It is offered through the M.A. in Christian Formation and Ministry and the M.A. in Evangelism and Leadership degrees.


Degree Concentration Overview

The Graduate Programs in Outdoor and Adventure Leadership through Wheaton College Graduate School are designed to deepen your walk with Christsharpen your critical thinking about leadership and ministry, and equip you with the skills to be effective in multiple applications of leadership and outdoor ministry. This unique training and mentoring experience integrates collaborative learningcommunity living, and hands-on experience at HoneyRock: Wheaton’s leadership laboratory.

Our program features:

  • A powerful learning environment in the Northwoods of Wisconsin
  • An engaging learning process
  • A leadership development progression

Read more about our Outdoor and Adventure Leadership distinctives >

Degree Options

The Outdoor and Adventure Leadership concentration is offered as part of a degree completion in two M.A. Programs:

  • Christian Formation and Ministry – available in a 2-year residential format
  • Masters in Evangelism and Leadership – offered in a modular format for the working professional



Leaders who took graduate studies at HoneyRock in include:

  • Lisa Anderson-Umana (1993): Director of Leadership Development, CCI/Latin America.  Lives in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Stella Kasiriye. (1994): Africa Representative, Willow Creek Community Church Global Connections. Lives in Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Charlie Goeke (2013): Resident Director, University of North Western at St. Paul, MN
  • Judith Dixon (2013): Program Director, New Generation Camp, Kingston, Jamaica
  • Esdras Kresbsky (2013): Executive Director, CCI/Brazil. Lives in Anapolis, Brazil

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