Classes & Camps

Are you looking for fun, educational activities for your children, yourself or as a gift for friends? From preschool classes to Wine on the Wheel, there is something for everyone. 

Our classes are hands-on learning experiences that incorporate all the opportunities that the Washington Pavilion has to offer. We utilize the unique talents of our teaching staff to create memorable moments in a safe, fun environment, resulting in wonderful opportunities for learning and exploring for students of all ages.

Check out all of our offerings below or use the toolbar to the left to find a course specific to an age range.

Class Cancellation Policy

Participant Cancellation: Partial refunds will be issued to participants who cancel a minimum of 14 days prior to the first day of class (a processing fee of $10 will be kept on all refunds). No refunds will be issued for any cancellations made within 14 days of the first day of class.

Program Cancellation: If a minimum enrollment has not been reached one week prior to the first session, we must cancel the program. Customers will be contacted by telephone or email. If we are unable to accommodate a suitable transfer to a class in the same season, we will issue a full refund.

Financial Assistance

Do you need financial assistance for our classes? Download the Scholarship Application (PDF) and submit the completed form to the Patron Services Manager at the Washington Pavilion.

Funding for Scholarships and the Open Door Initiative is provided by: Sheldon Reese Foundation; Sioux Empire United Way Connecting Kids Program; The Mary Chilton Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution through the Mary Chilton DAR Foundation Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Woman’s Alliance through the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation; Sam’s Club, Shopko and Walmart.

Support Young Learners at the Washington Pavilion

Chalk it Up

Ages 10-14. We’ll learn different techniques of chalk drawing and train the eye with levels of shade by adding and taking away.

Nov 23
10:00 AM

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Kitchen Chemistry

Ages 6-9. Prepare to be amazed when you discover the world of chemistry that can be found in your very own kitchen.

Nov 23
10:00 AM

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Nature's Palette

Ages 3-5. We’ll stamp, print, paint and collage with leaves, pinecones, grasses, sticks and stones to create our very own masterpieces from nature.

Nov 23
10:00 AM

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Wine on the Wheel

Ages 21+. Join us for grown-up play time! All skill levels (21+) are welcome in this clay workshop designed for those who need to unwind and play in the mud.

Jan 9
7:00 PM

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Winter Wonders

Ages 3-5. Let’s play with InstaSnow, discover treasures in ice, cut out our very own snowflakes and read an imaginative story about what snowmen really do at night.

Jan 18
10:00 AM

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Snowman Party

Ages 6-9. Anything goes (or should we say snows?) in this class.

Jan 18
10:00 AM

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Engineering Adventures

Ages 10-14. Get your mind racing in this exciting engineering class!

Jan 18
10:00 AM

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Coffee and Clay- January

Adults & Teens. Explore slab, coil, pinch and wheel techniques in this fun two-session workshop.

Jan 18
10:00 AM

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Junior Geologists

Ages 6-9. Join us for an action-packed class where you’ll discover new things about ancient fossils, rocks and crystals.

Jan 25
10:00 AM

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Birds of a Feather

Ages 3-5. Create your very own homemade bird feeder to hang in your yard.

Jan 25
10:00 AM

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