Classes, Camps & Workshops

Are you looking for fun, educational activities for your children, yourself or as a gift for friends? From Toddler Art 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.

Financial Assistance

Do you need financial assistance for our classes? Download the Scholarship Application (PDF) and submit the completed form to the Community Learning Center.

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.

Class Cancellation Policy

The Washington Pavilion reserves the right to cancel any program if minimum enrollment is not reached, in which case full refunds will be made to the participants. A processing fee of $10 will be kept on all cancellations initiated by the participants. Partial refunds will be issued to participants who cancel a minimum of 14 days prior to the first day of class. No refunds will be issued for any cancellations made within 14 days of the first day of class. A transfer to another class of the same price – held during the same season – is acceptable in lieu of a refund.

Mighty Machines ages 3-5

Machinery of different kinds is all around- from combines to cranes, this equipment is always so fun to see!

Jun. 4
8:30 AM

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Cartooning 101 ages 8-9

Do you like to draw cartoons and create characters? Our expert animator will teach the basics of cartooning and build to more advanced techniques of sketching and comic book making.

Jun. 4 - Jul. 23

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Dream Big Engineers ages 6-7

Do you dream of creating something awesome one day? This camp is for problem solvers and dreamers who want to explore simple machines, create unique designs, and build exciting creations.

Jun. 4 - Aug. 13

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Clay Camp ages 10-11

Explore the exciting world of clay through a wide range of projects including shaping clay into pinch pots, designing and constructing slab projects, building unique coil vessels and glazing.

Jun. 4 - Jul. 30

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Acting Up- The World of Seuss ages 6-7

Would you, could you in a boat? Would you, could you act at the Washington Pavilion?

Jun. 4 - Jul. 9

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STEM Camp for Girls ages 12-14

This summer we are encouraging you to ingnite a passion for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Jun. 4
8:30 AM

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Tropical Island Art and Science ages 8-9

Set sail on this island adventure! Investigate the ocean creatures that surround many islands in the Pacific, explore the volcanoes that formed them and design your own boat to sail the high seas.

Jun. 4
1:00 PM

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Mighty Machines ages 3-5 PM Session

Machinery of different kinds is all around- from combines to cranes, this equipment is always so fun to see!

Jun. 4
1:00 PM

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Biomedical Research Investigations with The Sanford PROMISE: DNA in Our Bodies ages 10-14

Explore cutting edge biomedical techniques with Sanford Research.

Jun. 4
1:00 PM

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Colorific Creations ages 6-7

Let’s explore painting and paper creations!

Jun. 4 - Aug. 6

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