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HoneyRock

HoneyRock, the Outdoor Center for Leadership Development of Wheaton College, exists to build Christ’s church and benefit society worldwide by fostering the development of whole and effective people through transformational outdoor experiences.

Why HoneyRock?

Beyond the usual outdoor experience, HoneyRock’s programs seek to develop leadership qualities by providing increasing levels of responsibility, service and challenge for youth and young adults as they move through intentional programming year after year. Our world-class undergraduate and graduate programs offer students the experiential training and academic rigor they need to move into leadership and service roles in business and ministry settings around the globe.

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Applications for the Vanguard Gap Year of Wheaton College are now available! If you're ready for a year of adventure experiences and vocational discernment anchored in close Christian community, embrace the adventure and explore Vanguard. 

HoneyRock Partners is an opportunity to ensure that hundreds of people continue to experience HoneyRock each year.


Something for Everyone

HoneyRock Summer Camp

Camper Programs

Our summer youth camps focus on building into children the character traits needed to be leaders, to serve others, and to face the joys, challenges and disappointments in life.

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Vanguard Gap Year

Vanguard, the gap year of Wheaton College, is an incredible opportunity for individuals seeking more than the status quo in their higher-education experience.

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Undergraduate Students

Our undergraduate student programs include our first year student transition program called Wheaton Passage, summer semester leadership schools, paid internships and programs directly serving Wheaton College departments. 

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Graduate Students

Our world-class graduate programs integrate collaborative learning, community living, and hands-on experience in the leadership laboratory of HoneyRock.

HoneyRock Ropes Course

School and Church Groups

HoneyRock staff will help you creatively tailor a program schedule and activities for your group. Retreats are available year round!

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For Families

Experience HoneyRock as a family! Sign up for one of our family retreats or rent a cabin to enjoy a fun getaway infused with learning opportunities, experiences in creation, and a chance to step away from the busy pace of life.

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Vanguard Gap Year Program

Vanguard is a gap year program for high school graduates seeking more than the status quo in their higher-education experience. Watch the video to find out if Vanguard is right for you!

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Invest in HoneyRock

HoneyRock is a non-profit organization and is responsible to meet all of its budgetary and capital needs outside of the Wheaton budget. Donors to HoneyRock contribute hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars each year to keep HoneyRock growing, serving and beautiful.

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