I acknowledge that participation in the activity described above involves risk to the Participant (and to the Participant’s parents or guardians, if Participant is a minor), and may result in various types of injury including, but not limited to, the following: sickness, bodily injury, death, emotional injury, personal injury, property damage and financial damage.
In consideration for the opportunity to participate in the activity described above with New Covenant Church, the Participant (or parent/guardian if Participant is a minor) acknowledges and accepts the risk of injury associated with participation in and transportation to and from the activity. The Participant (or parent/guardian) accepts personal financial responsibility for any injury or other loss sustained during the Activity or during transportation to and from the activity, as well as for any medical treatment rendered to the Participant that is authorized by the Sponsor or its agents, employees, volunteers, or any other representatives of New Covenant Church (collectively referred to hereinafter as the "Activity Sponsor".)
Further, the Participant (or parent/guardian) releases and promises to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Activity Sponsor for any injury arising directly or indirectly out of the described Activity or transportation to and from the Activity, whether such injury arises out of the negligence of the Activity Sponsor, the Participant, or otherwise.
If a dispute over this agreement or any claim for damages arises, the Participant (or parent/guardian) agrees to resolve the matter through a mutually acceptable alternative dispute resolution process. If the Participant (or parent/guardian) and New Covenant Church cannot agree upon such a process, the dispute will be submitted to a three-member arbitration panel for resolution pursuant to the rules of the American Arbitration Association.
I understand that New Covenant may use photographs or videos from this event for future promotions or social media and the Participant may be featured directly or indirectly in some media.
Permission is also granted to New Covenant Church and its affiliates including its agents, employees, volunteers, or any other representatives of New Covenant Church to provide the needed emergency treatment prior to the child’s admission to the medical facility.