Branches Central

Youth Waiver

In consideration of being allowed to participate in any way in Branches Homeschool Community related events and activities, the undersigned:

  1. Agree that the parent(s) and/or legal guardian(s) of the participant should inspect the facilities and equipment to be used, and if the parent or guardian believes anything is unsafe, he or she should immediately advise leader of such condition(s) and refuse to participate.

  2. Acknowledge and fully understand that each member/participant will be engaging in activities that involve risk of serious injury, including permanent disability and death, and severe social and economic losses which might result not only from their own actions, inactions, or negligence but the action, inaction, and negligence of others, or the condition of the premises or of any equipment used. Further, that there may be other risks not known to us or not reasonably foreseeable at this time.

  3. Assume all the foregoing risks and accept personal financial responsibility for the damages following such injury or other loss sustained during participation in all activities.

  4. Release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue Branches Homeschool Community its affiliated clubs, their respective administrators, directors, agents, and other employees of the organization, other members/participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and lessors or premises used to conduct the event, all of which are hereinafter referred to as “releases,” from any and all liability to each of the undersigned, his or her heirs and next of kin for any and all claims, demands, losses or damages on account of injury, including death and damage to property, caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the releases or otherwise.

  5. If a dispute over this agreement or any claim for damages arises, parent(s) and/or legal guardian(s) of the participant agrees to resolve the matter through a mutually acceptable alternative dispute resolution process. If the parent(s) and/or legal guardian(s) of the participant and Branches Homeschool Community 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.