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Northwoods Adventure at HoneyRock

Monday September 26 - Saturday October 1, 2022

A yearly tradition for friends and alumni of Wheaton College (ages 55+). There is a 10% discount for first-time attendees and financial assistance is available.

We look forward to welcoming new and returning Northwoods Adventure participants back to HoneyRock this September! 

Northwoods Adventure at HoneyRock is time for you to enjoy the company of fellow Wheaties (+friends!) and the beautiful colors and weather of a Northwoods fall. While you are here, you can participate in many activities such as guided nature walks, horseback riding, pontoon rides, swimming, fishing, canoeing, and much, much more!

There will also be special events like a variety show, classes, and events, as well as addresses by guest speakers. For more information or to request a registration form, please email Rachel Nichwitz at rachel.nichwitz@wheaton.edu or call her at 630-752-6024.

Check out an example of the Northwoods Adventure schedule, below!

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
6:30 a.m.   Dawn Walkers Dawn Walkers Dawn Walkers Dawn Walkers
7:45   Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
9:15   Teaching Time Teaching Time Teaching Time Teaching Time
10:30   Morning Activities Morning Activities Morning Activities Morning Activities
12:15   Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
1:30 Check-In Afternoon Activities Afternoon Activities Afternoon Activities Afternoon Activities
5:30 Opening Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner
6:30 and on Evening Activities Evening Activities Evening Activities Evening Activities Evening Activities

*Approximate schedule provided; subject to change.


Northwoods Adventure Housing & Cost Options

Cost: $450/person

Cost includes activities, classes, meals, and cabin housing. Depending on cabin size, two couples or groups of singles may be assigned. Linens provided.

Cost: $350/person 

Cost includes activities, classes, meals, and cabin housing. Dorms are one story and near the Chrouser Dining and Activity Center. Male and female rooms are separate. Linens provided.

Cost: $230/person

Cost includes activities, classes, and meals only.

How to Register for Northwoods Adventure 

Registration for Northwoods Adventure Opens May 6, 2022!

You can register online or by paper. The online registration directions are below. If you'd like to use a paper form to register for Northwoods Adventure, email Rachel Nichwitz at rachel.nichwitz@wheaton.edu or call her at 630-752-6024. If you've attended any HoneyRock event in the past, you already have an account! Here’s how to access or create your account:

  1. Click Here to Access Your Account
  2. Provide your email address and password

Those steps will get you into your account. Once there, follow the instructions below. If you have questions, plesae reach out to our Guest Group Program Manager, Rachel Nichwitz, at rachel.nichwitz@wheaton.edu.

Instructions for to Register (Yourself or You & Your Spouse) Online 

To Register Yourself:

1. Click “+New Registration”

2. Select “Register Myself”

3. Select “Northwoods Adventure” from the available options

4. Choose housing option A, B, or C based on your preference. Press “Continue”

5. Answer Additional Questions. Press “Continue”

6. Agree to the Terms and Conditions of the Risk Waiver. Press “Continue”

7. Press “Continue to Checkout”

8. Pay the minimum deposit of $100 via Credit Card or E-check. Press “pay” at the bottom of the page.

9. Registration Complete!

To Register Yourself & Your Spouse

1. Click “+New Registration”

2. Select “Register my Family”

3. Select “Northwoods Adventure” from the available options

4. Choose housing option A, B, or C based on your preferences

5. Select the correct members of your family that are attending. Press “Continue”

a. Confirm the personal information of each member by pressing the down arrow next to each person’s name. Save any Changes.

b. Select “New Attendee” to add new members to your account

6. Answer Additional Questions for all members. Press “Continue”

7. Agree to the Terms and Conditions of the Risk Waiver for all members. Press “Continue”

8. Press “Continue to Checkout”

9. Pay the minimum deposit of $100/person via Credit Card or E-check. Press “pay” at the bottom of the page.

10. Registration Complete!