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

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HoneyRock Fellowship Program

One year of purposeful vocational discernment, spiritual formation, and leadership development for college graduates and emerging professionals at The HoneyRock Center for Leadership Development of Wheaton College.

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Vanguard Gap Year Webinar

Do you know a student who's facing the "what happens after high school" dilemma or a parent who's helping navigate the conversation? Check out our virtual information events for Vanguard, the Gap Year of Wheaton College.

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We're Hiring!

Incredible community, meaningful work, beautiful place. The Northwoods of Wisconsin sets a beautiful stage for living in a Christ-centered community and enjoying transformational learning. If you work at HoneyRock, you have a heart for others and a mind toward Christ.

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J. Richard and Mary Chase Leadership Program

Designed for Wheaton College undergraduate students, the Chase Program helps students to develop the capacity to lead self, lead others, lead teams, and lead in organizations and society.

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Sharing our New Storytelling Platform: Explore HoneyRock

HoneyRock is full of incredible stories. Stories that reflect how God has worked in and through this place and people who gather in it. Stories that will make you laugh, spark new thoughts, and inspire you into new adventures. This is a space that honors stories and shows off the beauty of God's creation.

Explore Stories from Past and Present HoneyRockers
"HoneyRock is a beacon of excellence."
— Mark Heasman, Former Chief Executive of Christian Camping International (CCI)
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Explore HoneyRock Programs for Youth and Young Adults

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 significantly to keep HoneyRock healthy and on mission.

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Stories from HoneyRock

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Read Recent Stories from HoneyRock

Check out the most recent stories from HoneyRock.

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Mark Patterson's Legacy of Discipleship Through Horses

Mark Patterson, who ran the horsemanship program at HoneyRock from 1985 to 2006, did much more than teach people to ride. He taught them about God. Continue reading 


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Qian's Journey to Vanguard Gap Year

Miika Forsyth VG '22 interviewed Qian to hear more about his journey to Vanguard—where he's from, what he needed out of a gap year, and what he's found at Vanguard. Read Qian's story.

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Read the Northern Light from HoneyRock

The Northern Light is a quarterly newsletter written by our staff and faculty to share what's happening at HoneyRock. From program updates to photos to alumni features, this is the place to get a look into what happens behind the scenes at HoneyRock.