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

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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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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Colorific Creations ages 6-7

Let’s explore painting and paper creations!

Jun. 3 - Jul. 15

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4H Future Scientist ages 6-7

Join us for a week of exploring with fun science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities provided by Minnehaha County 4-H.

Jun. 10
8:30 AM

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Kids on Canvas ages 8-9

Let’s explore painting on canvases and more! Explore basic art principles and brushstroke techniques to develop a great foundation in painting.

Jun. 10 - Aug. 12

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Jr. Astronaut Academy ages 6-7

Grab your gear and get ready for an outer space adventure!

Jun. 17 - Aug. 5

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3D Art and Sculpture ages 8-9

From clay sculpture to pop-up cards, your creativity will leap from the page in this camp!

Jun. 17 - Aug. 5

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STEM Camp for Girls ages 10-11

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

Jun. 17
8:30 AM

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Sing, Dance, Act ages 8-9

Calling all singers, dancers, and actors - we have an exciting camp for you!

Jun. 17 - Aug. 12

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