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 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

DAPA Junior Musical Theatre Camp: Swamped (AM) ages 6-8

Challenge yourself, make lasting friendships, rehearse and learn the importance of teamwork in a 2-week theatre camp that culminates in a full-scale musical performance.

Jul. 29
8:30 AM

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Escape Room Design Challenge ages 12-14

Do you have what it takes to escape? Learn tricks and techniques used in escape rooms and work to create one of your own design!

Jul. 29
8:30 AM

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DAPA Junior Musical Theatre Camp: Swamped (PM) ages 6-8

Challenge yourself, make lasting friendships, rehearse and learn the importance of teamwork in a 2-week theatre camp that culminates in a full-scale musical performance.

Jul. 29
1:00 PM

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Artist Studio ages 10-11

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

Jul. 29
1:00 PM

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Clay Studio ages 8-9

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

Jul. 29
1:00 PM

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Don't Try This at Home! Science Camp ages 10-11

Whatever you do … don't try this at home! In this chemistry camp, students will make some crazy concoctions.

Aug. 5
8:30 AM

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Whiz Kids ages 3-5

Become a creative whiz with this color exploration camp.

Aug. 5 - Aug. 5

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Photography Camp ages 12-14

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

Aug. 5
8:30 AM

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Mixed Media Exploration ages 10-11

Draw, paint, sculpt and create! Develop or enhance your skills in multiple forms or visual art.

Aug. 5
1:00 PM

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Printmaking Studio ages 12-14

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

Aug. 12
8:30 AM

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