Release and Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement
Whereas the undersigned parent, legal guardian, next of kin, on behalf of himself or herself, his or her personal representatives, heirs, and next of kin, camper, child (herein referred to as "Applicant") or participant acknowledges that even though every effort is made to provide a safe accident-free environment, incidents may occur. In consideration for the camper listed above being accepted by the 2000 Strong Youth for Christ Staff for participation in this camp, I (Applicant) being 21 years of age or older, do for myself, ourselves, Applicant, (and for and on behalf of my child-participant, if said child is not 21 years of age or older) hereby release, forever discharge and agree to hold harmless the aforementioned 2000 Strong Youth for Christ Staff and the Directors, Officers, Volunteers, Servants, and Agents (collectivlely the "Released Parties") Applicant hereby releases, waives and covenants not to sue for, and Applicant shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless 2000 Strong Youth for Christ and Released Parties thereof from and against any economic or non-economic losses, any and all liability, damages, suits, actions, claims and attorney's fees, costs, expenses, or demands of every kind and nature whatsoever, whether for bodily injury, porperty damage, death, or loss otherwise. Whether caused in whole or in part by the negligence, gross negligence or strict liablity of the released parties or otherwise to the fullest extent permitted by law arising from or alleged to have arisin from Applicant's presence, observation, use or participation at or in the 2000 Strong Adventure Camp , and or the presence, observation, use or particitpation of any family member, dependent or guest, including any minors, accompanying applicant at or in the camp. Applicant voluntarily agreess to indemnify, hold harmless, assume full responsibility for and defend the Released Parties from any risk of bodily injury, death, or property damage while Applicant, Applicant's Family Member , Dependent, or Guest including any Minor's accompanying Applicant are present in, observing, using or participating in the camp or arising out of or in any way connected to Applicants, Applicants Family Member, Dependent, or Guest, including claims or demands for personal injury, sickness or death as well as property damage and expenses of any nature whatsoever whether caused in whole or in part by the negligence, gross negligence or strict liability of the Released Parties or otherwise to the fullest extent permitted by law which may be incurred by the undersigned, Applicant, the child-participant that occur while said Child, Applicant is participating in the above described camp. Applicant assumes full responsibility for any items lost or stolen while Applicant is present in, observing, using or participating in the 2000 Strong for Christ Adventure Camp. Applicant also states that Applicant is not under the influence of any chemical substance, including but not limited to, medications, illegal drugs, and/or alcohol, at the time of execution of this Release and Waiver of Liability and Indemnity agreement, and will not be under the infuence of any chemical substance, including but not limited to medications, illegal drugs, and/or alcohol, during the ovservation, use,or participation in or at the 2000 Strong Adventure Camp. In addition, authorization and permission is hereby given to said organization to furnish any necessary transportation, food and lodging for this participant. The undersigned further agrees to hold harmless and indemnify said organization, its directors, employees and agents for any liability sustained by said organization as the result of the neglegent, willful or intentional acts of said participant, including expenses incurred attendant thereto. Furthermore, in consideration of any child under the age of eight years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at any and all times including, but not limited to, sleeping in the same cabin as the parent or legal guardian while at 2000 Strong Adventure Camp. Applicant further expressly agrees that this Release and Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement cannot be altered in any way, and is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by Texas Law, and that if any portion of the Release and Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement is held invalid, Applicant agrees that the balance shall, notwithstading, continue in full legal force and effect. Applicant fully understands that Applicant's entrance, observance, use, or participaton of, on, in the 2000 Strong Adventure Camp is entirely voluntary, Applicant has read and understood this Release and Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement, has voluntarily signed this Release and Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement, and argees that no oral representation, statement, or inducement apart from this written agreement have been made to Applicant.