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

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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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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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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Trucks, Trains, Airplanes ages 3-5

Race into the world through hands-on art and science activities inspired by the machines that move us.

Jul. 22 - Jul. 22

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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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Pop Up Art ages 6-7

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

Jul. 22
8:30 AM

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Contraption Camp ages 10-11

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

Jul. 22
8:30 AM

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Mini Medical School ages 6-7

If you dream of becoming a healthcare professional, then this is the camp for you!

Jul. 22
1:00 PM

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Best. Camp. Ever. ages 10-11

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!

Jul. 22
1:00 PM

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Biomedical Research Investigations with The Sanford PROMISE: Chemistry Camp for Kids ages 10-14

Join members of the Sanford PROMISE team to discover the basics of biochemistry.

Jul. 22
1:00 PM

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