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2021 Wheaton College VIRTUAL Spring Break Staycation

Staycation Storytime 380x253Wheaton College is hosting a virtual Spring Break Staycation between the dates of March 29 and April 1. Register your elementary school-age children for a variety of free events and activities with the links below.

This year, Summer Camps at HoneyRock is hosting a giveaway. You can enter a drawing for one of three $250 discounts off one camper registration for the 2021 summer camp season. Enter the drawing when you register for the virtual events below.

Wade Center Read Aloud

Monday | March 29 | 10 a.m. CDT

Celebrate the Easter story through Narnia with Story Time at the Wade Center. We invite you to virtually gather around our famous wardrobe and enjoy an adaptation of C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The first half of the story will be read Monday, March 29, 10:00-10:30 a.m. (CDT), with the remainder of the story being read on Thursday, April 1, 10:00-10:30 a.m. (CDT). 

Creative Writing Workshop

Monday | March 29 | 11 a.m. CDT

Join Wheaton College English professor Drew Bratcher for an interactive creative writing workshop. Don’t forget some paper, a pencil, and a warm drink for this event held Monday, March 29 from 11 a.m.-noon CDT. 

HoneyRock Banana Bread Demo

Tuesday | March 30 | 10 a.m. CDT 

Join HoneyRock Fellow Kenyan Gustafson for a baking demo of HoneyRock’s delicious banana bread. Buy your ingredients in advance, and you can cook alongside her during this virtual baking demo held Tuesday, March 30 at 10 a.m. CDT. 

Staycation Dance 380x253Zoe’s Feet Dance Workshop

Tuesday | March 30 | 10:45 a.m. CDT

Get your dancing feet ready for a dance workshop with Wheaton College Zoe’s Feet Dance Ministry. All you need for this dance workshop is some space to move, along with some comfortable clothes and shoes. 

Geology Session

Tuesday | March 30 | 2 p.m. CDT

Learn all about the importance of the rock cycle in this interactive geology session hosted by Ms. Katy Foltz in the Geology Department. In this session, kids will learn all about the three primary types of rocks and why they're so important to geologists; they'll also engage in a simple, hands-on activity. 

Folk Dancing with the Community School of the Arts

Wednesday | March 31 | 7 p.m. CDT

Join Joyce Anne Wilder and Kathy Cathey from Wheaton’s Community School of the Arts for a fun folk dancing workshop. All you need for this event held Wednesday, March 31 from 7-7:30 p.m. CDT is some space to move, along with some comfortable clothes and shoes. Plan to partner up with your children in dances that the whole family will enjoy. 

Rigatoni & Meatballs with Bon Appetit Chef Roger

Wednesday | March 31 | 11 a.m. CDT

We apologize, but this event has been canceled. 

Wade Center Read Aloud

Thursday| April 1 | 10 a.m. CDT

Celebrate the Easter story through Narnia with Story Time at the Wade Center! We invite you to virtually gather around our famous wardrobe and enjoy an adaptation of C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Hear the continuation of Monday’s tale on Thursday, April 1, 10-10:30 a.m. CDT.