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HoneyRock Transportation

Quick Link: Transportation Authorization Form

If someone other than the parent or legal guardian is picking up your camper, please make sure to fill out the online Transportation Authorization Form.

Transportation Options

There are several options when considering how to get to HoneyRock, listed below. Click on the mode of transportation to expand the section which details drop-off and pick-up times.

Honey Rock 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 - make sure to follow the page on the day of transportation. After you drop your camper off or before you pick them up, follow along on Facebook to keep up to date!

Drop Off & Pick-Up Locations

The following section details pick-up and drop off locations for all camp dates. 

Wheaton College
To HoneyRock - 6:30am From HoneyRock - 4pm
Location: Chrouser Sports Complex (formerly the "SRC" - Sports and Recreation Center)

To HoneyRock - 9:15am From HoneyRock - 2:30pm
Location: AMC Showplace Rockford - 8301 E State St, Rockford IL 61108 

Additional Pick-Up Only Sites

Please note these stops only offer the pick-up option, the HoneyRock bus will pick up campers on their way to HoneyRock.

St. Louis - only offered July 1, 2019
To HoneyRock - 4am | From HoneyRock - not offered
Location: Westminster Christian Academy Parking Lot. I-64 West. Take exit 23 toward Maryville/Centre Dr. Turn left onto Maryville Centre Dr. Entrance to school directly ahead.
Schaumburg - NOT offered for Advance Camp 2 (July 22)
To HoneyRock - 8:15am From HoneyRock - not offered
Location: I-290 West. Take exit 1B toward Woodfield Rd/Golf Rd. The bus will be in the parking lot fronting the Streets of Woodfield Starbucks & Chipotle & The Lego Store.

I-94 Poynette Rest Area
To HoneyRock - 11:15am From HoneyRock - not offered
Location - I-39/90/94 (westbound) from Wheaton; look for rest area 12 at mile marker 113; pick up campers bound for HoneyRock only 

Additional Drop-Off Only Site

Please note these stops only offer the drop-off option, the HoneyRock bus will drop-off campers at the following location. 

Culver's Restaurant in Madison 
To HoneyRock - not offered From HoneyRock - 12:30pm
Location: 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.

If you are driving your child directly to camp, please arrive between 2-3 pm for check-in on the day the camp session begins. Upon arrival our staff will direct you to the check-in area.

If you are picking up your child from camp on the last day of the session, please arrive promptly at 8:00 am. If someone other than you is picking up your child from camp, complete the Transportation Authorization Form to our office prior to the departure date.

If your child will be flying to camp, he/she must fly into to Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA) in Mosinee, WI or Rhinelander Oneida County Airport (RHI).  Please check with your airline ahead of time to take care of any additional charges. HoneyRock will not be responsible for the cost of extra luggage or any unaccompanied minor fees. If you wish to contact the airport, you may call CWA at 715.693.2147 or Rhinelander at 715.365.3416.

There is no charge for HoneyRock shuttle service to or from CWA or RHI airports. Please arrange arrival into CWA by 2:00 pm or RHI by 3:30 pm on the day the camp session begins. Arrange departure from CWA or RHI between 9:30 am and 2:00 pm on the day the camp session ends. If these times are impossible to arrange, please email our Registration Coordinator at nancy.robins@wheaton.edu or call HoneyRock at 715.479.7474 ext.301 before making your reservation to discuss options. 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.

Changing transportation plans? Email Nancy at nancy.robins@wheaton.edu to alter your plans.

Authorizing another adult to pick up your camper? Click here to fill out the required (but quick!) online form.

Transportation Quick-Look Charts

Transportation Dates 2019

To HoneyRock
From HoneyRock
Monday, June 24 Saturday, June 29
Monday, July 1 Friday, July 12
Monday, July 15 Friday, July 26
Monday, July 29 Friday, August 9
Monday, June 24 Friday, July 12
Monday, July 22 Friday, August 9
Monday, July 1 Friday, July 26
Monday, June 24 Friday, July 12
Monday, July 15 Friday, July 26
Monday, June 24 Friday, July 29
Monday, June 24 Saturday, August 10
Sunday, June 16
*9am depart from
Wheaton College
Saturday, August 4


Find your location and note your check-in time. Check our Facebook page on the day of transportation to see live updates!

Check-In Time
St Louis
*only offered July 1
4:00 am
Wheaton College 6:30 am
*all dates except 7/22
8:15 am
Rockford 9:15 am
I-94 Poynette Rest Area 11:15 am
HoneyRock 3:30 pm

Find your pick-up location and note your pick-up time. Check our Facebook page on the day of transportation to see live updates!

Pick-Up Times
HoneyRock 8:00 am
Madison Culvers 12:30 pm
Rockford 2:30 pm
Wheaton College 4:00 pm

Creating and Changing Transportation Plans

To Create

As part of our online registration process, you will need to choose transportation options for each child. To complete this step: Access Your Account > Log In > Select “View Itineraries” > Select an enrolled camper > Select the “Transportation” button. 

If someone other than the parent or legal guardian is picking up your camper, please make sure to fill out the online Transportation Authorization Form.

To Change

Contact our Registration Coordinator at nancy.robins@wheaton.edu.

Lodging Needs

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: