General Education - Wheaton in the Northwoods

The challenge of a Wheaton class in the setting of the woods.


Dr. Brian Howell teaching a class outdoors at HoneyRock for Wheaton in the Northwoods (WIN)

General Education Courses

This summer HoneyRock will be offering a variety of courses that meet the General Education requirements of Wheaton College. These courses, which are open to any student, are taught in a modular and intensive format. The sessions includes concentrated coursework taught by professors at HoneyRock, in addition to pre-class and post-class work. Courses at HoneyRock are unique: professors will use the outdoors, the communal dynamic, and other activities to enhance learning.

Wheaton in the Northwoods
Class offerings for Summer 2017:

Session 1

May 14-26 

Session 2

May 29-June 10

Course List:

BITH 211: Old Testament (4)
BITH 213: New Testament (4)
BITH 315: Christian Thought (4)
PHIL 101: Intro to Philosophy (4) P
PSYC 317: Developmental Psych (4)
CFM 473: Leadership and Human Systems (4)


Course List:

BITH 211: Old Testament (4)
BITH 213: New Testament (4)
BITH 315: Christian Thought (4)
ENGL 105: Modern Global Literature (4)
PHIL 101: Intro to Philosophy (4)
ANTH 354: Culture in the Contemporary World (4)
HIST 113: Civil Rights Movement (4)
ART 251: Art History: Northwoods Focus (4)
PSYC 268: Statistics (4) 

                  Total Costs:$ 2,640* Total Costs: $2,640* 
 Books and materials should be purchased separately on campus prior to the start of WIN. Professors will provide syllabi 4-6 weeks prior to the session so that you can purchase books and prepare in advance.
*Tuition Cost: $595/credit hour + $130/week (2 weeks) for room & board 
(additional transportation cost would be $50 each way, optional expense)



To register for these courses please fill out the registration form and bring it to the HoneyRock office on Wheaton’s campus in Schell Hall with your $50 non-refundable deposit to reserve a spot. If you have questions, you can contact the HoneyRock office for more details. 

Academic Resources

You should plan to purchase your books and other course materials on the Wheaton campus. Your professor will give you a course syllabus and schedule before your class begins. Students receive the course syllabus on 4-6 weeks in advance. HoneyRock has a computer lab with internet access and a copier / printer.

Creativity Courses

Several creativity courses may be offered during WIN (which would include ceramics). Specific dates and courses are TBD. More information will be released in the spring.

Wheaton in the Northwoods (WIN) Student uses the wood-burning kiln at Wheaton's HoneyRock campus in Wisconsin


During your free time and in the evenings there will be activity areas open for your use. You can also choose to take part in planned large group events.

Summer students on break from work and class take a canoe out for a ride at HoneyRock.

Housing and Meals

Housing will be in our River Cabins. You will have a bunk and will share your living space with 8-10 people. These buildings have modern bathrooms in each room. 

Meals are served family-style three times a day. The food selection is wide and special diets can be accommodated when advanced notice is given.


We provide transportation to and from Wheaton for $50 each way. Sign up at the HoneyRock office in Schell Hall.


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