I/We, the undersigned, are the parents, managing conservators or legal guardians of the minor child named above (Minor), and I/we do hereby RELEASE AND ACQUIT WILSHIRE BAPTIST CHURCH OF DALLAS, TEXAS, DARREN DEMENT, JEFFERY G. BRUMMEL, AND ALL ADULT SPONSORS (COLLECTIVELY, "INDEMNITEES") FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS FOR NEGLIGENCE OR GROSS NEGLIGENCE, OR WHICH ARISE OUT OF, RESULT FROM, OR ARE CAUSED BY ANY NEGLIGENCE OR GROSS NEGLIGENCE OF ANY INDEMNITEES. I/WE RELEASE INDEMNITEES FROM ALL LIABILITY FOR NEGLIGENT PROVISION OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY CARE; NEGLIGENT PROVISION OF SERVICES; NEGLIGENT HIRING, SELECTION, TRAINING, INSTRUCTION, CERTIFICATION, SUPERVISION OR RETENTION OF EMPLOYEES, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS OR VOLUNTEERS; GROSS NEGLIGENCE; AND FOR ANY OTHER NEGLIGENT ACT(S) OR OMISSION(S), WHATSOEVER RESULTING IN ANY INJURY, DAMAGE, TRAUMA, ACCIDENT, OR DEATH SUSTAINED BY MINOR DURING ANY YOUTH ACTIVITIES OF WILSHIRE BAPTIST CHURCH, including, but not limited to, Youth Choir Trip, Youth Summer Camp, Youth Spring Retreat, and Youth Fall Retreat (collectively, Youth Activities I/we acknowledge and represent that I/we have the right and authority to make decisions concerning the care, custody, and control of Minor, including but not limited to the right and authority to execute this Release and Indemnity Agreement on Minor's behalf.
I/WE, THE UNDERSIGNED, FURTHER AGREE TO HOLD HARMLESS, DEFEND AND INDEMNIFY THE INDEMNITEES FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, CAUSES OF ACTION, INJURIES, DAMAGES, AND LIABILITY WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY DECISION WHICH INDEMNITEES, IN THEIR DISCRETION, SHALL MAKE IN CONNECTION WITH YOUTH ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ALL CLAIMS OF NEGLIGENCE AND GROSS NEGLIGENCE.
This Agreement is given in consideration for the supervision and discipline to be provided on our behalf by Indemnitees plus other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged. In the event that, in Indemnitees' sole discretion, Minor's behavior is such that Minor endangers the welfare of himself/herself and/or others, Indemnitees are authorized to send Minor home or to exercise such discipline as they deem reasonable and appropriate. If Minor is sent home, we agree to pay the transportation costs for the trip home.
This Agreement shall be construed according to and governed by the laws of the State of Texas. All of the sentences, phrases and provisions of this Agreement are distinct and severable, and if any clause, phrase, or sentence shall be deemed illegal, void or unenforceable, it shall not affect the validity, legality or enforceability of any other clause, phrase or sentence, and the remainder of this Agreement will be interpreted in a manner to fulfill the original intent of this Agreement. Any reference to Youth Activities contained herein includes not only travel time but also all activities, functions, or periods of time for any duration between travel plus all periods of time when Minor is participating in an activity of Wilshire Baptist Church and/or under the custody, control, or direction of Indemnitees.
I/WE HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, RECEIVED A COPY OF, AND AGREE TO ALL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS RELEASE AND INDEMNITYTY AGREEMENT, INCLUDING SPECIFICALLY THE WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND DEFENSE AND INDEMNIFICATION PROVISIONS UNDER WHICH I/WE ARE RELINQUISHING LEGAL RIGHTS.