Professor Rich Little teaches a grad course at HoneyRock.

Outdoor and Adventure Leadership Concentration

The Outdoor and Adventure Leadership concentration develops exceptional leaders for a career in Christian camp ministry. It is offered through the M.A. in Christian Formation and Ministry and the M.A. in Evangelism and Leadership degrees. The two-year residential and modular degrees are offered at HoneyRock – Outdoor Center for Leadership Development of Wheaton College located in the Northwoods, Wisconsin 800-acre campus.


Degree Concentration Overview

The Outdoor and Adventure Leadership concentration through Wheaton College Graduate School is designed for current camp ministry professionals, as well as those looking for excellent training to launch them into leadership fields. It is designed to deepen your walk with Christsharpen your critical thinking about leadership and ministry, and equip you with the skills to be effective in multiple applications of leadership and outdoor ministry. This unique training and mentoring experience integrates collaborative learningcommunity living, and hands-on experience at HoneyRock: Wheaton’s leadership laboratory.

Our program features:

  • A powerful learning environment in the Northwoods of Wisconsin
  • An engaging learning process
  • A leadership development progression

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Degree Options

The Outdoor and Adventure Leadership concentration is offered as part of a degree completion in two M.A. Programs:



Leaders who took graduate studies at HoneyRock in include:

  • Lisa Anderson-Umana (1993): Director of Leadership Development, CCI/Latin America.  Lives in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Stella Kasiriye. (1994): Africa Representative, Willow Creek Community Church Global Connections. Lives in Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Charlie Goeke (2013): Resident Director, University of North Western at St. Paul, MN
  • Judith Dixon (2013): Program Director, New Generation Camp, Kingston, Jamaica
  • Esdras Kresbsky (2013): Executive Director, CCI/Brazil. Lives in Anapolis, Brazil

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