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.

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.

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.

Support Young Learners at the Washington Pavilion

Super Safari ages 6-7

What do you get when you let a hippo run through the Washington Pavilion? A hippopota-mess!

Jul. 15
8:30 AM

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Photography Camp ages 10-11

See Sioux Falls in a new light through your camera lens.

Jul. 15
8:30 AM

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Bugs and Butterflies ages 3-5

Explore all of the best things about the bugs that live in your backyard.

Jul. 15 - Jul. 15

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Contraption Camp ages 8-9

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

Jul. 15
8:30 AM

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Colorific Creations ages 6-7

Let’s explore painting and paper creations!

Jul. 15
8:30 AM

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Camp Ew! ages 6-7

Join our fearless leader as we uncover some of the grossest things in nature and make your own nauseating discoveries.

Jul. 15
1:00 PM

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Yeah Right, YouTube! ages 10-11

Explore some of the most unbelievable science experiments, art projects and engineering feats on YouTube - then, put them to the test.

Jul. 15
1:00 PM

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DAPA Musical Theatre Camp at Augustana University

Students will audition for a part in LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL and will spend the two weeks learning from and working alongside Augustana theatre professors and students on the Augustana stage. 

Jul. 15
1:00 PM

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Awesome 3D Art ages 8-9

Sioux Falls is full of amazing 3D art! Enjoy a downtown adventure as you observe the art along the SculptureWalk.

Jul. 15
1:00 PM

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Painting Studio ages 12-14

Advance your skills in this camp focused on creating through painting!

Jul. 22
8:30 AM

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