St. Paul Campus Activities and Events

Gillette’s St. Paul Campus frequently offers activities and events for patients and families. Some activities are available to all patients, while others are only for patients staying overnight at the hospital.

If you're staying at the hospital, ask your nurse for a schedule of upcoming events and activities for patients, siblings and families.


 

Close

Camp Get-A-Well-A
Camp Get-A-Well-A creates a camp experience for children right inside the hospital!

Learn More »

Camp Get-A-Well-A

If your child has an appointment on Gillette's St. Paul campus Aug. 19 - 24, be sure to check out Camp Get-A-Well-A!

Thanks to the support of JCP and Deli Express, Camp Get-A-Well-A creates a camp experience for children right at Gillette! From campfire singalongs to carnival games, we bring the fun of summer camp to kids of all abilities.

Every summer, we offer a full week of camp experiences for inpatients and outpatients. We also offer a S'more Camp activity twice a month for patients staying overnight at the hospital.


Close

Cooks for Kids
For families of patients staying overnight in the hospital, our Ronald McDonald Family Room™ offers meals cooked by volunteers.

Learn More »

Cooks for Kids

For families of patients staying overnight in the hospital, our Ronald McDonald Family Room™ offers meals cooked by volunteers.

Patients and their families are welcome to participate in the meals and enjoy the home-like surroundings of the Ronald McDonald Family Room.

Ask your care team for more information and a schedule.


Close

Crafts and Activities
Gillette’s child life specialists and hospital volunteers frequently offer craft activities and special projects for patient and their families.

Learn More »

Crafts and Activities

Gillette’s child life specialists and hospital volunteers frequently offer craft activities and special projects for patient and their families.

Sometimes the activities coordinate with a holiday, the seasons or other themes that children and teens enjoy.

Ask your care team for more information and a schedule.


Close

Special Visitors
Gillette often welcomes special guests—from Miss Minnesota to member of the Minnesota Wild—who visit with our patients.

Learn More »

Special Visitors

Gillette often welcomes special guests—from Miss Minnesota to member of the Minnesota Wild—to visit with our patients.

The visits are a wonderful way to brighten the day of children who are staying in the hospital or are here for clinic visits and tests.

Your care team will let you know if any special visitors will be stopping by while you’re staying at the hospital.


Close

Special Events
Each year, Gillette offers a number of special events for patients, siblings and families.

Learn More »

Special Events

Each year, Gillette offers a number of special events for patients, siblings and families.

For example, our annual Firefighters Carnival features games, pony rides and other fun activities.

We also offer a number of events during the holidays, when volunteers and staff plan parties and special visits for patients.

Your care team will let you know if there will be any special events taking place while you’re staying at the hospital.