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Website Access Request (AFTER Membership 2020-2021 completed)
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Southwest Georgia Homeschool Association
2020-2021 Membership Form
Statement of Agreement
I/We have read the Constitution and By-Laws of SWGHA and are in agreement with the statements of authority, purpose and belief of this organization. Furthermore, I/We agree to abide by said guidelines (Article VI, Section 4) of the By-Laws. SWGHA is a Christian organization of homeschoolers. We are open to Christians of all affiliations and non-Christians as well; however, all should understand that we are committed to Biblical standards in all that we do. Our guiding principles are Deuteronomy 6:4-7 and Leviticus 19:18c.
I/We have read and agree to abide by the SWGHA Waiver and Code of Conduct.
As a volunteer organization, each family is relied upon to help assist with activities and events. I/We agree to lead or assist with an event, teach, clean, or help in some capacity for the benefit of SWGHA and members.
By checking the box below, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to abide by the statements above.
Is this a renewal or new member application? Please select one below.
PARENT(S) NAME (First and Last Name):
CITY, STATE, ZIP CODE:
CHILD 1: DATE OF BIRTH:
Child 1's GRADE level:
CHILD'S NAME (2):
CHILD 2: DATE OF BIRTH:
Child 2's GRADE level:
CHILD 3: DATE OF BIRTH:
Child 3's GRADE level:
CHILD 4: DATE OF BIRTH:
Child 4's GRADE level:
CHILD 5: DATE OF BIRTH:
Child 5's GRADE level:
Are you a new homeschooler OR how long have you homeschooled (number of years)?
Please select ALL that apply for your family this year:
If you attend church, please indicate where:
You spoke and we listened. You wanted more streamlined options. You now have 3 options for membership. Here they are;
Basic Membership is $60. This includes the typical membersrship privileges, including access to association events, as well as website access.*Please note that fees still apply to some events and clubs. Those fees are set by event/club leaders based upon their costs.* (This level of membership includes LITERALLY EVERY MEMBERSHIP PRIVILEGE EXCEPT FOR CLASS PARTICIPATION)
Enrichment Membership is $75. This includes basic membership privileges as well as access to Enrichment Classes for the whole family for the entire year.*Please note that some classes may assess a very nominal fee. Those fees are set by teachers based upon their costs.* (This level of membership includes LITERALLY EVERY MEMBERSHIP PRIVILEGE PLUS ENRICHMENT CLASS PARTICIPATION)
Scholar Membership is $100 This includes basic membership privileges as well as access to Enrichment Classes and Scholar Classes for the whole family for the entire year. *Please note that some classes may assess an additional fee. Enrichment class fees are generally very nominal and are set by teachers based upon their costs. Scholar Class fees are generally higher (they are more intensive and time consuming classes) and are teacher fees paid to the teachers for their expertise, time and hard work. (This level of membership includes LITERALLY EVERY MEMBERSHIP PRIVILEGE PLUS ENRICHMENT AND SCHOLAR CLASS PARTICIPATION)
If you are NOT planning to participate in ANY CLUBS OR CLASSES this year, select BASIC MEMBERSHIP option. (But just a warning - you are missing out! ;) )
If you are planning to participate in Enrichment Classes but not weekly Scholar classes, select ENRICHMENT MEMBERSHIP option.
If you are planning to participate in ANY weekly Scholar classes, (with or without Enrichment participation) select the SCHOLAR MEMBERSHIP option.
EARLY BIRD RATE: If you complete your registration (forms and payment) no later than August 3rd, you will get $5 discount on whichever option you select and avoid any potential late fees! :)
PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO SWGHA OR USE OUR SAFE, SECURE, AND SIMPLE PAYPAL OPTION FOR A QUICKER OPTION.
SWGHA Waiver and Code of Conduct
The undersigned hereby acknowledge that the activities and/or programs in which they, or their minor children, may be involved at Byne Memorial Baptist Church (BMBC), as arranged by the Southwest Georgia Homeschool Association (SWGHA), have inherent risks of accident and/or injury, which risks the undersigned expressly assumes.
While BMBC and SWGHA shall take reasonable measures to ensure a safe environment, the undersigned hereby voluntarily waives and relinquishes any and all rights, claims, or causes of action which might otherwise be brought against BMBC or SWGHA and its’ officers for any accident and/or injury which might occur to the undersigned, or their minor children.
The undersigned further acknowledges that many of the activities and/or programs at BMBC, as arranged by the SWGHA, require that the participants be in good health. By execution of this document, the undersigned hereby affirms that they, and their minor children, are in good health, or have consulted with their physicians, who have advised that they, or their minor children, are in suitable health to participate in SWGHA programs and/or activities.
All children under the age of 16 must be supervised by a parent. All participants are expected to respect the personal property of SWGHA members and the BMBC property. Inappropriate behavior or conduct is unacceptable. SWGHA board of directors retains the right to determine what constitutes inappropriate behavior or conduct, and retains the right to deny participation in any SWGHA activity or program.
These guidelines shall be in force at all times, regardless of the location of the SWGHA function (e.g., on field trips, at churches other than BMBC, etc.). The undersigned acknowledges that BMBC and SWGHA are relying on this waiver and release. (Parents, please review this with all family members.)
Photo/Video Waiver Form
I am aware that pictures and video of my child may be taken as a participant in SWGHA. I am aware that pictures and/or video may be published in the SWGHA Yearbook, newspapers, magazines and may be posted to the SWGHA website. The pictures/video will be used for the purpose of promoting SWGHA. I have read the foregoing disclaimer and agree to be bound by it. If I change my mind regarding these statements, I will submit a letter in writing requesting that those images be removed.
SOUTHWEST GEORGIA HOMESCHOOL ASSOCIATION (SWGHA) PARTICIPATION WAIVER
We, the undersigned, understand that while participating in any way, whether at Byne Memorial Baptist Church or at any other location hosting a SWGHA sponsored event, that the parent is responsible for their child/children and their actions. We understand that SWGHA, its instructors, its board members, and/or volunteers are NOT responsible for the child or any damage or injury that occurs to the child or by the child, and further release the above from any and all liability. We further understand that there is inherent risk for any sport or physical activity that may be included as part of a class or event, and that any injury to a student/child during any SWGHA activity is the parent’s responsibility. We understand that the child is participating at his/her own risk, and acknowledge full responsibility for him/her.
I hold harmless Byne Memorial Baptist Church and its representatives and members, understanding that they are not responsible for the activities of SWGHA and its representatives.
By signing electronically (by typing my firstlastname/) I acknowledge that I have read and agree to abide by the SWGHA Waiver and Code of Conduct.