Dakota County Environmental Resources

Fix-It Clinics - 9.27: Fix-It Clinic & Item Swap - Outdoor Gear

General Description

Why buy what you already have? Fix-It Clinics provide an opportunity for residents to receive free assistance from repair savvy volunteers guiding them through each step from troubleshooting to completed repair. Learn valuable repair skills and swap gear with others at this specialized Fix-it Clinic focusing on camping and outdoor gear.



Thompson County Park - Dakota Lodge

1200 Stassen Lane

West St. Paul, MN 55118


Sunday, September 27

11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist residents in simple repairs of items
  • Provide and encourage a friendly environment of learning and troubleshooting
  • Guide people through each step from troubleshooting to completed repair


Minimum Qualifications

  • Volunteer fixers who have skills in soldering, electronics repair, electrical repair, sewing, wood working and general tinkering
  • Volunteers to greet residents and assist with event needs are desired as well
  • Must be 16 or older


Minimum Time Commitment

4 hours


Activity Level

Medium - May involve varying amounts of activity. Comfortable, sturdy shoes recommended.


Other Information

Check the Dakota County Fix-It Clinic page for upcoming clinics or view a handout of clinics..


Contact Information

Joe Gellman

Dakota County Environmental Resources


(612) 867-6524







Qualifications Required

  • Accepted Data Privacy Notice - Tennessen Notice Must be Yes
  • Signed Volunteer Waiver Must be at least Yes