Next Generation School, Inc. is committed to conducting its programs and activities in a safe manner and holds the safety of participants in high regard. Next Generation School, Inc. continually strives to reduce such risks and insists that all participants follow safety rules and instructions that are designed to protect the participants’ safety. However, participants and parents/guardians of minors participating in NGS programs/activities must recognize that there is an inherent risk of injury when choosing to participate in recreational activities/programs. You are solely responsible for determining if your minor child/ward is physically fit and/or skilled for the variety of activities contemplated by this agreement.
WARNING OF RISK
The variety of NGS activities/programs are intended to engage the physical, mental and emotional resources of each participant. Despite careful and proper preparation, instruction, medical advice, conditioning and equipment, there is still a risk of injury when participating in any recreational activity/program. Understandably, not all hazards and dangers can be foreseen. Depending on the particular activity, participants must understand that certain risks, dangers and injuries due to inclement weather, slipping, falling, poor skill level or conditioning, carelessness, horseplay, unsportsmanlike conduct, premises defects, inadequate or defective equipment, inadequate supervision, instruction or officiating, and all other circumstances inherent to indoor and outdoor recreational activities/programs exist. In this regard, it must be recognized that it is impossible for Next Generation School, Inc. to guarantee absolute safety.
WAIVER AND RELEASE OF ALL CLAIMS AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK
I recognize and acknowledge that there are certain risks of physical injury to participants in NGS programs/activities. In consideration of Next Generation School, Inc., accepting my child/ward into the school, I voluntarily agree to assume the full risk of any and all injuries, damages or loss, regardless of severity, that my minor child/ward or I may sustain as a result of said participation. I further agree to waive and relinquish all claims I or my minor child/ward may have (or accrue to me or my child/ward) as a result of participating in these program/activities against Next Generation School, Inc., including officials, officers, employees, and volunteers. I do hereby fully release and forever discharge Next Generation School, Inc., including officials, officers, employees, and volunteers, from any and all claims for injuries, damages, or loss that my minor child/ward or I may have or which may accrue to me or my minor child/ward and arising out of, connected with, or in any way associated with these programs/activities.
Please read this form carefully and be aware that in signing up and participating in above identified programs/activities you will be expressly assuming the risk and legal liability waiving and releasing all claims for injuries, damages and/or loss which you and/or your minor child/ward might sustain as a result of participating in any and all activities connected with and associated with said programs/activities (including transportation services/vehicle operation when provided).
FIELD TRIP CONSENT FORM
I authorize Next Generation School to take my child on walking trips, local monthly field trips and to nearby public park and aquatic park facilities. I also authorize the child to ride as a passenger in a vehicle owned or leased by Next Generation School. I understand all such trips are under the supervision of Next Generation staff and that health and safety precautions are always taken. I understand that all Next Generation School field trips are optional.
NGS PHOTO/MEDIA POLICY
I hereby grant permission for photos of my child to be utilized by Next Generation School officials for the purposes of further informing our school community and the larger C/U community regarding the summer camp program available at NGS. I understand that no names will be used regardless of whether photos will be used in publications or online.