Summer is a busy time for Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare. That’s because many children receive major surgeries, and face lengthy recoveries, during the summer months to avoid missing valuable school time come fall. That also means these children miss out on memorable summer experiences—like camp!
But thanks to Camp Get-A-Well-A, Gillette patients were able to experience the fun of summer camp all last week. From campfire singalongs to carnival games, Camp Get-A-Well-A brought camp traditions to Gillette, for children of all abilities to enjoy. Local TV station KARE 11 captured the fun of an evening visit from the Minnesota Zoo — including animals for kids to see (and, in some cases, even touch)!