Wilderness Resort

Wilderness Resort is located in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin and is America’s largest waterpark resort! The resort hosts guests year round at Wisconsin’s popular vacation destination and features several hotels, condominiums, restaurants, water parks, golf courses and a spa. Their most popular attraction is a 70,000 foot indoor water park with a roof that allows sun-tanning year round! Wilderness Resort hires international students from all over the world during the winter, spring and summer seasons, hosting over 800 international students a year, including many returning students!. Wisconsin Dells is a very welcoming community for international students!

 

Why should you work for Wilderness Resort?

 

·          Competitive wage!

·          Live & work surrounded by natural beauty with rivers, lakes and forest!

·          Enjoy FREE use of the water parks and fitness centers!

·          50% discount on all food and beverage outlet purchases

·          25% discount at the gift shops

·          Employees can visit many of the Dells attractions for a discounted price!

 

 

Did you know…?

 

·          Wisconsin Dells is the Waterpark capital of the World™!

·          There are more than 15.7 million gallons of water in the area’s more than 20 water parks.

·          Wisconsin Dells was rated the #1 family Vacation Destination!

·          Wilderness Hotel and Golf Resort's indoor and outdoor waterpark space combined is 500,000 square feet or equal to twelve football fields and is the largest combined waterpark resort in the nation.

·          Wisconsin is the dairy capital of the United States and produces more milk than any other state.

 

 

What is the weather like in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin?

 

Wisconsin Dells has a humid continental climate, characterized by long, very cold, snowy winters and warm summers. The highest temperature ever recorded in the state was in the Wisconsin Dells, on July 13, 1936, where it reached 114°F (46°C). The average low temperature during the summer months is 57°F (14°C) and the average high is 79°F (26°C). For current weather conditions, please visit www.weather.com

 

 

Check out the link below for more information:

http://video.discovermediaworks.com/wilderness/player.htm?xmodid=Go%20Wild!

For more info visit:
http://www.wildernessresort.com/

How to Get There

 

Students MUST communicate their travel plans with their Employer at least 2 weeks prior to arrival.

It is recommended that students fly into the Chicago O’Hare Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL and then take a Greyhound Bus to Wisconsin Dells.

 

Ways to get from Chicago to the Wisconsin Dells:

 

1.     From Chicago, students can also contact US Work and Travel Shuttles. Students should email for rates and pick up times.

 

2.     Greyhound bus to the Wisconsin Dells. Take a bus (a few dollars), Taxi ($55), or Airport Shuttle ($35) to the Downtown Chicago Greyhound Bus Station located at 630 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60607. Book a trip from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells. **Please Note that the bus from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells departs ONLY two times per day and the trip is about 5 hours long. Check the schedule here to make sure that you will be able to make the connection. If you are arriving in Chicago late at night, we recommend going to HIY Hostel in downtown Chicago ($45 per person per night). We do not recommend that students spend the night in the bus station for safety reasons. 

 

3.     If students arrive early enough you can also catch the Amtrak train from Chicago to the Wisconsin Dells. Please check the Amtrak schedule to see what will work best for you.

 

                                                                                                                           

Students who fly into the General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI or the Dane County Regional Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI can contact Wisconsin Dells Kangaroo Taxi and Shuttle for more information about shuttle times and prices.

 

 

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Many students in the area ride bicycles and need to be informed of Bicycle Safety. Please view this bicycle safety video before you arrive in the Dells and purchase a bike for the summer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbPe4Itaoag&feature=youtu.be