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

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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Clay Studio ages 12-14

Whether this is your first or your fifteenth pottery class, you are bound to have a good time in this pottery wheel summer camp.

Jun. 10 - Jul. 8

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Make, Build, Create ages 3-5

Do you dream of creating something awesome one day?

Jun. 10 - Jun. 10

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Kids on Canvas ages 8-9

Discover basic art principles and brushstroke techniques to develop a great foundation in painting.

Jun. 10 - Aug. 12

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KSFY Media Camp ages 14-17

Work with the professionals at KSFY TV during this Summer Media Camp, a tremendous opportunity for high school students interested in becoming future newscasters.

Jun. 10
9:00 AM

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Creative Kids Adventure ages 6-7

If you love inventing, making and bringing your creative ideas to life, this camp is for you!

Jun. 10 - Jul. 22

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Doodle, Sketch, Draw ages 8-9

Are your notebooks covered in doodles, sketches and designs? Find your place in this camp with other drawing fanatics like yourself.

Jun. 10 - Jul. 22

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DAPA: LES MISÉRABLES Camp ages 12-14

The Dakota Academy of Performing Arts (DAPA) at the Washington Pavilion is pleased to offer an exciting week of music, literature, history, acting and behind-the-scenes action.

Jun. 10 - Jun. 14

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Clay Studio ages 10-11

Whether this is your first or your fifteenth pottery class, you are bound to have a good time in this pottery wheel summer camp.

Jun. 10 - Jul. 29

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Wine on the Wheel

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

Jun. 13 - Aug. 8

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