Classes, Camps & Workshops

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.

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.

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

Dino Dig ages 3-5

Become a paleontologist-in-training and spend the week learning about dinosaurs.

Jun. 3 - Jun. 3

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RAWWR! Dino Camp ages 6-7

Become a paleontologist-in-training and spend the week learning about dinosaurs.

Jun. 3 - Jul. 29

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Comics and Cartooning ages 12-14

Learn the basics of cartooning using simple shapes and build up to more advanced techniques of sketching and comic book making.

Jun. 3
8:30 AM

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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. 3 - Aug. 12

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Best. Camp. Ever. ages 8-9

Do you dream of a camp that is just awesome? Do you want to spend a week doing the coolest things? Well, then this is the camp for you!

Jun. 3
8:30 AM

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Artist Adventure ages 8-9

Bring your creative spirit to this awesome camp focused on the best thing… art!

Jun. 3 - Jul. 22

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Make Your Mark- Printmaking! ages 10-11

Are you seriously interested in art? Develop your own creations using printmaking!

Jun. 3
1:00 PM

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Colorific Creations ages 6-7

Let’s explore painting and paper creations!

Jun. 3 - Jul. 15

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DAPA Shakespeare Camp ages 14-18

In this two-week long intensive, join our professional directing team to explore the beautiful language and complex characters presented by William Shakespeare.

Jun. 3
1:00 PM

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Contraption Camp ages 8-9

Put your thinking caps on for this amazing problem-solving camp!

Jun. 3 - Jul. 15

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