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A Winter Retreat for Residential Campers!

Winterfest at HoneyRock

Friday, January 12 - Monday, January 15, 2024

Registration Opens on: September 15, 2023 | Last Day to Register is: December 29, 2023

Come and re-connect with friends, cabin mates, and counselors this winter for a time of fun, fellowship and friendship in the Northwoods! Winterfest is an awesome opportunity to see a different side of HoneyRock and experience a whole new set of activities: cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, winter canoeing, ice skating, hockey, and BROOMBALL! 

Cost: $250 per attendee

Additional Information

Open to all 4th - 8th grade HoneyRock campers and their friends!

This is an awesome opportunity for your HoneyRocker to invite a friend who's thinking about going to summer camp at HoneyRock. While there's a huge difference between summer and winter in the Northwoods, it's a great chance for new campers to see HoneyRock for a short period of time.

The daily schedule you see below is approximate and activities/timing may vary year to year due to weather or program offerings. Either way, the weekend is always a blast! 

7:30    Wakeup 
7:50    Zacco 
8:00    Breakfast 
8:45    Morning Watch (Quiet Time) 
9:00    Worship & Cabin Impact 
10:15    Winter Activities 
12:00    Zacco 
12:15    Lunch 
1:00    Rest Hour 
2:00    Winter Activities 
5:15    Dinner 
6:00    Evening Games & Activities 
9:30    Cabin Reflection & Story Time 
10:00    Lights Out 

Make sure to label all clothes with your camper's name!

  • Sleeping Bag & Pillow
  • Extra Blanket
  • Toiletries
  • Bath Towel
  • Bible, pen & notebook
  • Warm clothing for three days - layers are best!
  • Outdoor Apparel*
    • Warm Coat
    • Hats
    • Gloves
    • Scarf / Gaiter
    • Boots
    • Snowpants
    • Long Underwear

*Please Note: We take winter weather seriously! It gets COLD in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. If a camper does not have adequate winter gear, they may not be allowed to participate in outdoor activities. 

By Family Car

If you're driving your child to Winterfest, you can drop them off as early as 6:00 pm arrival day. Pickup at HoneyRock is at 9:00am on departure day. If someone other than the legal parent/guardian is taking your camper to and/or from camp, please fill out the Transportation Authorization Form.

By HoneyRock Bus

Meals will be provided to campers riding the bus. HoneyRock provides transportation to and from Wheaton, IL and Madison, WI for an additional $85 (round trip). See below for pickup and drop-off times. All times are approximate. On travel days, please follow us on our Facebook page for real-time travel updates.


Wheaton College: Chrouser Sports Complex
We will be at the Chrouser Sports Complex at 3:00 pm for check-in and loading. The address is 601 Kenilworth Ave, Wheaton, IL 60187.

Madison: Culvers
We will arrive at Madison around 6:00 pm for dinner at Culver's and will be departing at 6:30 pm for the rest of the journey North. On I-90/94 Northbound, take Exit 126 (Dane/DeForest) - Culvers is on the east side of I-90/94 and is visible from the highway.

Bus From HoneyRock

HoneyRock: We will leave from HoneyRock at 9:00am and lunch will be provided on the bus.  

Madison: Culvers -  approximately 12:30 pm (4910 County Rd. V  De Forest, WI)

Wheaton: Chrouser Sports Complex - approximately 3:00 pm