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.
The World Health Organization has declared the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) a worldwide pandemic, due to its capacity to transmit from person-to-person contact. While COVID-19 can cause mild symptoms in some individuals, it can lead to severe illness and even death in others. We are taking the necessary precautions to mitigate the threat of the virus, but we will also need your cooperation and you agree to the following:
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.