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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 free 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. Except for airport shuttle service, a $75 fee is charged for all bus transportation 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!

  • Drop Offparent dropping off their camper to go to HoneyRock
  • Pick Upparent/guardian picking up their camper after HoneyRock camper session

Drop Off & Pick-Up Locations

The Wheaton College location is an available option for all pick-up and drop off locations for all camp programs and dates.

Wheaton College
Camper Drop Off at Wheaton- 6:30 am (8:00 am for Catalyst 2)
Camper Pick-Up from Wheaton - est. 3:30 pm

*As our largest camper drop-off 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 Drop-Off Only Locations

Please note these stops are camper drop-off only location on the way to HoneyRock. Camper pick-up is not offered at this location for Summer 2022.

Schaumburg, IL - Streets of Woodfield
Camper Drop Off in Schaumburg - 8:00 am
Camper Pick Up in Schaumburg - not offered
Location: I-290 exit 1B
Landmarks: Streets of Woodfiled and LegoLand Discovery Center
 
Rockford AMC Theater in Rockford
Camper Drop Off in Rockford - 9:15 am
Camper Pick Up in Rockford - not offered
Location: 8301 E State St, Rockford, IL 61108
Directions: I-39/90 Northbound. Take Exit 15. Continue on US-20 BUS E/E State St. to the Rockford AMC; drop off for campers on the Wheaton bound return trip only. 
 
Westfield, WI - WisDOT Rest Area 82 in Westfield, WI
Camper Drop Off in Westfield- 11:30 am
Camper Pick Up in Westfield - not offered; see "Culver's Restaurant" stop in Madison, below.
Location: Rest Area 82 / Milemarker 117 in Westfield, WI

Additional Pick Up-Only Locations

Please note that the Culver's stop is a camper pick-up location on the way home from HoneyRock. (This stop is not offered on the way to HoneyRock for Summer 2022.)

Culver's Restaurant in Madison 
Camper Drop Off - not offered
Camper Pick Up - 12:15 pm
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 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 at 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 $75 each way 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 Assistant 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.