The Washington Capitals have hosted over 120 clinics and reached more than 20,000 students in the Washington D.C. area through the team's Hockey School program since its inception in 2007. This program is aimed at introducing children in grades 2-6 to the sport of street hockey. Capitals Hockey School is a free program designed to be instructional, interactive and fun.
Benefits to the School
The Caps street hockey team will visit your school and lead an hour long street hockey assembly
A full set of street hockey equipment will be donated to your school including 24 sticks, 2 goals a case of balls and a case of pucks
PE Teachers will receive a uniquely designed curriculum including posters explaining various drills
Your school will be able to reach out to the Capitals to help answer all questions regarding hockey
Benefits to the Students
Students will get to participate and learn about the game of street hockey
Will receive a Hockey 101 booklet teaching the rules of hockey
Will receive a voucher to a public skate at one of many local rinks
Students will be introduced to a game they may not have been able to experience before
Students must be between 2nd and 6th grade
Assembly can be for up to 150 students
School must have a gymnasium or an outdoor playing surface suitable for floor hockey.