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.

Support Young Learners at the Washington Pavilion

Homeschool Art: Painting with the Masters ages 9-11

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

Oct. 24
12:30 PM

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Homeschool Art: van Gogh Kids ages 6-8

From painting to color mixing, this class will be sure to enrich your artistic world.

Oct. 24
12:30 PM

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Homeschool Science: World of Water ages 6-8

Dive into knowledge about rivers, lakes and oceans and discover what it is that makes water so unique.

Nov. 1
9:00 AM

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Clay Creations ages 9-11

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.

Nov. 3
10:00 AM

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Wine on the Wheel ages 21+

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

Nov. 8 - Dec. 13

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Homeschool Art: Clay Exploration ages 6-8

Learn to work with clay in a way like never before! Explore hand-building techniques to create surprising sculptures from different types of clay.

Nov. 28
12:30 PM

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Homeschool Art: Creating with Clay ages 9-11

Take your pottery skills to the next level in this wheel workshop. Learn how to throw pots and create beautiful, functional works of clay art.

Nov. 28
12:30 PM

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Pottery Wheel ages 12-14

Expand your knowledge on basic wedging, throwing, hand-building and glazing techniques – even get a chance to try out the wheel!

Dec. 1
10:00 AM

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Homeschool Science: Adventures in Geology ages 6-11

Explore fossils and discover how they are created as you make a few fossils of your own!

Dec. 6
9:00 AM

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