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Getting To and From Summer Camp at HoneyRock

Transportation Options To and From HoneyRock for Campers

There are several options when considering how to get to HoneyRock, listed below. Click on the mode of transportation to expand the section and learn more about your options.

HoneyRock provides coach bus transportation to HoneyRock from several locations for your convenience. Our pick-up and drop-off options vary, so please carefully read through the information below. There is an additional fee of $90 each way for campers who ride the bus to and from HoneyRock.

We keep parents in the loop with Facebook updates for their camper's journey to and from camp. After you drop your camper off or before you pick them up, follow along on Facebook to keep up to date!

  • Bus Check-In - parent dropping off their camper to go to HoneyRock
  • Bus Check-Out - parent/guardian picking up their camper after HoneyRock camper session

Bus Check-In & Check-Out Locations

The Wheaton College location is an available option for all bus check-in and check-out locations for all camp programs and dates.

Wheaton College
Bus Check-in at Wheaton- 6:30 am (8:00 am for Catalyst 2)
Bus Check-out from Wheaton - estimated 2:30 pm

*As our largest camper check-in location, it can take up to 60-90 minutes to check campers in. Why does it take so long? Checking in medication. You can help by double-checking your camper's medication before check-in. Make sure you've included the information in their HoneyRock account and it's labeled with their name, dosage, and expiration.

Additional Camper Bus Check-In Only Locations

Please note these stops are bus check-in only locations on the way to HoneyRock. Camper bus check-out is not offered at this location for Summer 2024.

Schaumburg, IL - Streets of Woodfield
Camper Check-in Schaumburg - 8:00 am
Camper Check-out Schaumburg - not offered
Location: I-290 exit 1B
Landmarks: Streets of Woodfield and LegoLand Discovery Center
Westfield, WI - WisDOT Rest Area 82 in Westfield, WI
Camper Check-in Westfield- 11:30 am 
Camper Check-out in Westfield - not offered; see "Culver's Restaurant" stop in Madison, below.
Location: Rest Area 82 / Milemarker 117 in Westfield, WI
Please note we are not offering a Rockford Check-in/out location for 2024.

Additional Camper Bus Check-Out Only Locations

Please note that the Culver's stop is a camper bus check-out location on the way home from HoneyRock. (This stop is not offered on the way to HoneyRock for Summer 2024.)

Culver's Restaurant in Madison 
Camper Check-in - not offered
Camper Check-out - 11:30 am
Location: Dane/DeForest Culvers, Exit 126
Directions: I-90/94 Northbound. Take Exit 126 (Dane/DeForest.) Culvers is on the east side of I-90/94 and you will be able to see it from the highway; drop off campers on the Wheaton bound return trip only.
*In the case of low numbers, HoneyRock may use a 12-seater van to transport campers. The drivers have been trained and certified by HoneyRock and Wheaton College to drive these vehicles.

Drop Off at HoneyRock

If you are driving your child directly to camp, please arrive between 1:30 - 3:30 pm* for check-in on the day the camp session begins. Upon arrival, our staff will direct you to the check-in area (Day Camp excluded).

*Catalyst 2 drop off at HoneyRock is from 2:00 - 4:00 pm on their arrival day.

Pick Up at HoneyRock

If you are picking up your child from camp on the last day of the session, please arrive by 9:00 am on their departure day to participate in Family Day and pick up your camper. If someone other than you is picking up your child from camp, complete the Transportation Authorization Form in your camper's HoneyRock account prior to the departure date.

  • Changing transportation plans? Email our Camper Registration Assistant at honeyrock.register@wheaton.edu to alter your plans.
  • Authorizing another adult to pick up your camper? Complete our Transportation Authorization Form by logging into your HoneyRock account.

Additional Charge: An airport shuttle is an additional $90 each way from CWA and $75 each way from Rhinelander and will be billed through your HoneyRock account.

If your child will be flying to camp, he/she must fly in to Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA) in Mosinee, WI, or Rhinelander Oneida County Airport (RHI).  If your camper is traveling as an unaccompanied minor, be sure to check with your airline for additional policies, regulations, and fees surrounding their travel.

Double check with your airline ahead of time to take care of any additional charges. HoneyRock can not be responsible for the cost of extra luggage or any unaccompanied minor fees.

If you wish to contact the airport directly, you may call Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA) at 715.693.2147 or Rhinelander (RHI) at 715.365.3416. 

Choose a Flight Arriving Between These Times

Your camper must try to arrive at CWA between 10-2 or RHI between 10-3:30 on the day the camp session begins. 

***If these times are impossible to arrange, please email our Registration Coordinator at honeyrock.register@wheaton.edu or call HoneyRock at 630.752.5240 before making your reservation to discuss options.***

Sending Travel Money

Please only send the amount they will need to travel with - do not send Beehive (camp store) funds with them. If you send travel money with your child, please seal it in an envelope with his/her name and amount and pack it in a location known to your camper. We are unable to withdraw money from the Beehive for travel home.

Additional Notes

Changing transportation plans? Email our Camper Registration Coordinator at honeyrock.register@wheaton.edu to alter your plans.

Authorizing another adult to pick up your camper? Complete our Transportation Authorization Form in your camper's HoneyRock account.

Local Lodging

Hotels and campgrounds fill quickly during the summer, so we recommend making your reservations early. Please refer to the local websites/phone numbers below for hotel information:

Rent a Private Cabin at HoneyRock

Interested in staying at HoneyRock? Consider renting one of our private cabins.