“I” and “my” refers to the adult participant. “Church” refers to Mount Zion SDA Church and MZ Youth Ministries.
I (or my child) intends to participate and attend the SoFlo 2019 Retreat sponsored by MZ Youth Ministries.
I understand that the money put down towards this trip will only be refunded if trip is cancelled or if I find a substitute to fill my (or my child's) spot. I understand that any activity has risk and potential for injury. I hereby assume all risk of personal injury, sickness, death, damage and expense as a result of participation in the activities involved herein. I affirm that I (or my child) are fit and able to take part in the sponsored activities.
I understand that air and interstate travel within the United States also involves the normal risks associated with air and ground transportation for which the Church is not responsible. I release the Church, and its agents and representatives, officers and congregation from damage associated with these risks.
In regard to the risks involved with travel in Florida, I understand that medical, safety and security issues can be different than what I am accustomed to. I understand that I am responsible for reading the travel advisories provided by the United States Department of State (http://www.state.gov/travelandbusiness/) and the Travel Medicine Recommendations and Requirements from the Centers for Disease Control (http://www.cdc.gov/travel /default.aspx) in regard to travel in Florida. I understand that I (or my child) are responsible for having any required and recommended shots, medicines, etc. that any prudent traveler would take in preparation for travel to Florida. I agree to hold blameless Mount Zion Seventh-Day Adventist Church, its agents, officers, departments, congregation and principals for injury or loss associated with these risks.
I understand that some health insurance policies do not cover all expenses for treatment. I understand that I am responsible for medical expenses incurred on this trip on behalf of myself (or my child). I will not hold Mount Zion Seventh-Day Adventist Church, its agents, its representatives, departments, principals, congregation to be responsible for my medical costs.
I understand that in any event or activity sponsored by Mount Zion Seventh-Day Adventist Church, leaders and responsible adults will exercise due diligence in providing for the safety and health concerns of all participants. I agree that should it be necessary for me (or my child) to return home due to medical reasons, disciplinary action or otherwise, I hereby assume all transportation costs involved. I agree to hereby release and forever discharge and agree to hold harmless the Church, its directors and designates from any and all liability, claims or demands for personal injury, sickness or death, as well as property damage and expenses of any nature whatsoever which may be incurred by me (or my child). I also hereby release the Church and its directors, agents and designates for any liability sustained as the result of my negligent, willful or intentional actions, including expenses and agree to indemnify the church or its agents or designates in the event of any claim against them flowing from my actions.