I hereby grant the Diocese of Grand Island, their staff, and volunteers permission to transport me in an emergency to a medical or health care facility for immediate treatment and/or consultation, if deemed necessary. I give authorization to the attending physician, dentist, or medical personnel for any required immediate treatment at the time of the emergency. I agree to be financially responsible for any and all medical expenses and/or treatment costs and all related services provided and I release the Diocese of Grand Island, their staff, and volunteers from any liability.
I authorize the release of information to my insurance company and family physician.
I understand that this event is sponsored by the Diocese of Grand Island. I accept full responsibility for any legal or financial consequences which may result from any personal actions (ie. damage to property or other participants/staff/volunteers) taken by me and I agree to hold the Diocese of Grand Island, their staff, and volunteers harmless with respect to any actions or claims that may be made in connection with my personal actions. I also grant permission to the Diocese of Grand Island, their staff and volunteers to use photos and videos of me for publicity/marketing purposes.
Code of Conduct
To accomplish the purpose of Higher Ground Retreats everyone at the retreat must agree to a “Code of Conduct.” These guidelines are necessary to make the event enjoyable for all and to avoid unnecessary problems. Staff/ volunteers have a responsibility to themselves and others to follow these guidelines:
In order to promote a safe, healthy and positive community experience the following dress code must be followed by all Male & Female Participants and Adult Leaders. Clothing should be modest and appropriate to a youth retreat/conference setting. Clothing should not present messages contrary to the values of a Catholic retreat.
I understand and accept the guidelines and policies stated in this Code of Conduct. I will accept the consequences should I choose to violate the code. I agree to follow any disciplinary actions if I choose to behave in a manner that the director judges to be a serious violation of this code and is contrary to the mission of Higher Ground.