HIGHLAND LAKES BAPTIST ENCAMPMENT d/b/a HIGHLAND LAKES CAMP AND CONFERENCE CENTER hereinaftter referred to as the "Camp" requires a signature for all attendees of the Camp and all participants of any Camp activity including, but not limited to, Challenge/Ropes Course (highs and lows), Paint Ball, Water Crafts, Water Toys, Swimming Pool, Bicycle Course, Backpacking, Camping, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball, and any and all other camp and recreational sports and activities. Furthermore this form releases the Camp to photograph and/or use photographs of myself or my child for use in its publications, advertising, promotional purposes, internet, and/or visual presentations which inform people of the services and activities of Camp. The signature provided confirms Agreement to Attend, Participate, Assumption of Risk, and Release Form in order to attend Camp and participate in any Camp activity.
Attendance and Activities at Camp may include warm-ups, games, group initiative problems, high and low challenge course, paint ball and/or other rigorous physical adventure activities as well as exposure to the elements, exposure to animals, snakes, and insects. Camp takes all reasonable precautions to ensure you a safe and enjoyable experience. Parts of the experience, by their nature, can be physically demanding and include varying levels of stress and anxiety, not all of which can be foreseen. The decision to attend the Camp and the decision to participate in any Camp activity at any level IS AT ALL TIMES COMPLETELY UP TO THE INDIVIDUAL'S CHOICE and, if there is attendance at the Camp and participation at any level of Camp activity, there is a risk, which must be assumed by each attendee and by each participant. Although it is the Camp's goal to maintain the physical, emotional, and social safety of each attendee and participant of the Camp, the physical, emotional and social risks must be assumed by each attendee and participant.
"I understand that attendance at the Camp and participation in any Camp activity may be physically and emotionally demanding. I recognize the inherent risk of physical and/or emotional injury of attending Camp and participating in and and/or all Camp activities. I understand that each participant must assume the risk of any injury, physical and/or emotional, and any financial responsibility that could result from attending Camp and participating in any Camp activity. I agree to assume such risks and such responsibility. I, on my behalf, and on behalf of my heirs and assigns, hereby release, indemnify, and hold harmless Highland Lakes Baptist Encampment d/b/a Highland Lakes Camp and Conference Center from any and all claims, physical and emotional, including bodily injury, that I may have that may be sustained in connection with my attending Camp and with my participation in any and/or all Camp Activities."
If you feel that there are any activities in which you or your child should NOT be involved in, please describe for us on an attached sheet the activities (include name and church/group name on the attached sheet). I understand the directors of Highland Lakes Baptist Encampment reserve the right to dismiss, without refund, any camper whose influence is detrimental to the operation of the camp, as determined by the discretion of the directors. I understand that the use of alcohol, tobacco products, and illegial drugs is strictly prohibited at all Highland Lakes Baptist Encampment programs.
I have read (or had read to me) this complete document and I understand the information contained herein. I have freely and voluntarily signed this document.