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: Physical Education for Students with Disabilities 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! takes place during every fall and spring semesters on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-7:45. (CAPES! runs for 10 weeks) Fall semester usually begins in late September and runs through late November. Spring semester usually begins late January and runs through the beginning of April. Check the website each semester for specific dates.

Location: CAPES! is held at Weber State University in the Swenson Gym located at the Stromburg Complex. (Click here for directions) You can park at the A7 parking lot near the Swenson Gym. (After 4:00 PM parking is free.) For a map to the parking click the "Parking" link to the left.

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") 

Article about CAPES in Ogden Standard Examiner

Lesson Plan Form

The CAPES! organization does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, origin, age, or disability.