Additional Activities (OPTIONAL)
Additional activities are those noted specifically in this event registration form. I acknowledge that the additional activities are inherently dangerous and that the risk of injury from participation is significant. These risks include, but are not limited to: serious bodily injury, including permanent disability, paralysis, and death, and while particular skills, equipment and personal discipline may reduce that risk, the risk of serious injury does exist.
I understand that all Special Touch Ministry and grounds staff adhere to high safety standards and that safety issues and rules will be discussed before each event. I or my son/daughter/ward as a participant agrees to abide by all safety standards and understand that if the risks and safety procedures are not explained or understood staff should be asked to explain further. I acknowledge the risks and potential for risks. However, in checking the box agreeing to involvement and participation in this additional activity, I feel the benefits are greater than the risk assumed.
In consideration of participation in any checked activity, I hereby release Special Touch Ministry, Inc, their board of directors, volunteers, representatives, employees, successors, or assigns, from any and all liability, claims demands, actions, and causes of action whatsoever, whether foreseen or unforeseen, arising out of or related in any way to myself/my son/my daughter/my ward participating in these aforementioned optional activities that may result in injury, death, property damage, loss or other damages to me or my family, estate, heirs, or assigns. And, further, to save and hold harmless Special Touch Ministry their board of directors, volunteers, representatives, employees, successors, or assigns, from any and all liability whatsoever for personal injury, property damage, loss or wrongful death caused by the participants negligence.
In signing this release, I acknowledge and represent:
a) That I have read the foregoing Liability Release, understand it, and sign it voluntarily;
b) That the participant is not taking any medication which may affect their ability to participate safely;
c) That the participant does not suffer from a heart condition, high blood pressure, neck or back problems, recent surgery, pregnancy, allergy, or other medical condition which may be aggravated by participation;
d) I understand that all activity and safety equipment will be provided by the Special Touch Ministry or the local facility and that the participant is not allowed to use or bring their own equipment;
e) I understand that it is the participants responsibility to inform Special Touch Ministry AND the activity staff of any injuries that occur from any accidents related to participation as soon as possible so that it can get immediate attention such as basic first aid or the arrangement of medical services, if needed;
f) That participants must fit all safety equipment/harnesses correctly and weight limits could apply;
g) That the participant will be properly trained and observe and follow all instructions, rules, and safety procedures of all Special Touch Ministry staff or activity facility personnel as set forth by Special Touch Ministry, Inc.;
h) That this agreement is in effect for the entire duration of the 2021 Special Touch Ministry Day Camp event;
i) That I am either my own guardian or signing on behalf of my son, daughter, or ward as noted participant.