Classes, Camps & Workshops

Are you looking for fun, educational activities for your children, yourself or as a gift for friends? Then check out our Pavilion Classes, Camps, and Workshops that explore visual art, science, and theatre! From one-day workshops for kids during the school year to Toddler Art, from Wine on the Wheel for adults to Sanford Life Science Discovery classes for budding scientists and week-long Pavilion Summer Camps for youth, there is truly 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.

All Pavilion classes and camps are taught by certified teachers, education majors, science professionals or artists. Our classes maintain a low student to teacher ratio to maintain quality instruction. Check out all of our offerings below or use the toolbar to the right 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.

Homeschool Science: Junior Detectives ages 6-11

Grab your magnifying glass and get ready to investigate!

Feb. 1
9:00 AM

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Homeschool Art: 3D Art Extravaganza ages 6-11

In this course, students will observe many different works as they create their own diverse set of sculptures.

Feb. 7
12:30 PM

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Wine on the Wheel ages 21+

Wine on the Wheel ages 21+

Feb. 8 - Apr. 12

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Spectacular Saturdays: Broadway and Beyond ages 10-14

Do you often belt out the lyrics to your favorite show tunes in the mirror? Take center stage in this exciting workshop!

Feb. 24
10:00 AM

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Spectacular Saturdays: Mud Club ages 6-9

Are you ready to take your pottery skills to the next level?

Feb. 24
10:00 AM

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Homeschool Science: Robotics ages 6-11

Learn about the function and different types of robots and even construct your own robot!

Mar. 1
9:00 AM

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Homeschool Art: Abstract Art with the Masters ages 6-11

Create pieces in the style of these artists while adding your own personality and flair.

Mar. 7
12:30 PM

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Homeschool Art: Ceramics Studio ages 6-9

Learn to work with clay in a way like never before!

Apr. 4
12:30 PM

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Homeschool Art: Pottery Wheel ages 10-14

Learn to work with clay in a way like never before!

Apr. 4
12:30 PM

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Homeschool Science: Creature Feature ages 6-11

From camouflage to creating your own animal, this class is sure to keep you thinking!

Apr. 5
9:00 AM

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