Arrival and Check-In Process
Please arrive on campus between 10:00am and 2:00pm to check-in at Smith/Traber Hall on your arrival day, listed below. You must first check in before accessing storage.
Wilderness: August 8, 2018
Urban: August 11, 2018
Northwoods & Equestrian: August 15, 2018
If any part of flight itinerary changes on the day of travel, you should call HoneyRock Office immediately at 715.479.7474 ext. 201.
Wilderness: arrive at O'Hare Airport on August 8, 2018 between 7:00am and 2:00pm.
Urban: arrive at O'Hare Airport on August 11, 2018 between 7:00am and 2:00pm.
Northwoods and Equestrian: arrive at O'Hare Airport on August 15, 2018 between 7:00am and 2:00pm.
O'Hare Meeting Location
A HoneyRock staff member wearing a HoneyRock T-shirt with a yellow sign will meet students in the Terminal 2 lower-level baggage claim area near the Starbucks, between doors 2B and 2C. If they don’t see anyone, they should wait at the alcove with payphones.
Wilderness: arrive at Midway Airport on August 8, 2018 between 7:00am and 2:00pm.
Urban: arrive at Midway Airport on August 11, 2018 between 7:00am and 2:00pm.
Northwoods and Equestrian: arrive at Midway Airport on August 15, 2018 between 7:00am and 2:00pm.
Midway Meeting Location
A HoneyRock staff member wearing a HoneyRock T-shirt with a yellow sign will meet students near the Southwest Airlines baggage claim area.
Urban and Wilderness students must check in at Wheaton College.
Please arrive between 9:00pm and 11:00pm. Follow signs to the office, where our staff will meet you. You will move into your housing and join your group leader in waiting for the buses from Wheaton to arrive.
HoneyRock's address is 8660 Honey Rock Road, Three Lakes, WI 54562.
What to do on Arrival Day:
Please see "Arriving and Checking In" for this information!
This is a great opportunity to share a final meal with your family! Families will be responsible for purchasing their own lunch on the day of check-in. A map with directions to dining locations within walking distance will be provided once you arrive at Smith/Traber.
Students who are flying in should carry money to purchase
Northwoods, Equestrian and Urban Introductory Meeting
There is an introductory meeting for students and parents at 3:00pm in Barrows Auditorium in the Billy Graham Center on each track's arrival day. Following the meeting, Northwoods and Equestrian students will board coach buses and drive North while the Urban students will board vans and head to Chicago.
Wilderness Introductory Meeting
There is an introductory meeting for students and parents at 3:00 pm in in the Billy Graham Center. After the introductory meeting, with the guidance of their small group leader, students will pack their backpacks or dry bags* for their trip. Your luggage for the "CONVERGE" part of Passage (where all tracks Converge at HoneyRock) will be sent up to HoneyRock and will be waiting upon your return from the wilderness. After dinner*, buses will depart for wilderness destinations.
*Backpacks/Dry Bags and Dinner are provided by HoneyRock
Campus Storage in Fischer Hall and Smith/Traber Hall will be available between 10:00am and 2:00pm on the first day of each Passage track for all students who are driving to Wheaton College or flying to Midway or O’Hare airports. If you are a transfer student who will not be living in Fisher or Smith/Traber, you can still store your things in either storage location while on Passage.
This is the beginning of an exciting, once-in-a-lifetime transition. We're covering this day, along with the whole Passage experience, in prayer. Before your student boards the plane to Chicago or the bus headed up North, don't forget to take a moment and dedicate this next step to the Lord.
Return to Wheaton
Students will return to Wheaton College the afternoon of August 23. Parents are welcome and encouraged to meet students when they arrive on campus! This is a great opportunity to help your student move in and participate in New Student Orientation.
If you have questions about the program or need assistance in the registration process, please email Luke Taylor at email@example.com or give him a call at 715.479.7474 ext 108.