Children's Adaptive Physical Education Society! (CAPES!)
Welcome to CAPES! at Weber State University
Mission: CAPES! (Children’s Adaptive Physical Education Society) is a community focused skill development initiative for children ages 5-12 with developmental disabilities (e.g. Autism, Down’s Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, etc.) and their families. WSU students in PEP 3660: Adapted Physical Education and EDUC 2010: Human Exceptionality participate in practicum experiences designed to enhance their knowledge, understanding, and application of various teaching and learning theories in relation to individuals with disabilities.
In a safe and fun environment, each child performs a variety of land and aquatic based skills specific to each child to help him or her reach optimal independence.
Meeting Days: CAPES! meetsTuesday evenings from 6:15-7:30 p.m. from September to early December and January to early April. Specific dates are determined each semester.
Location: CAPES! is held at Weber State University in the Swenson Gym located at the Stromberg Complex. (Click here for directions) You can park at the A7 parking lot near the Swenson Gym. (After 4:00 PM parking is free.)
Cost: Registration is $25 per semester per child. The fee required goes towards WSU gym and pool use and equipment replacement. Payments can be made by cash, credit/debit cards, or by check (please make checks out towards "CAPES! Weber State University")
The CAPES! organization does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, origin, age, or disability.