This document affects your legal rights. You should also review our COVID-19 Assumption of Risk and Waiver here. Please read these carefully before signing or checking the registration box.
1. Activity and Associated Risks: I have chosen to participate in nature-based professional development or outdoor programming (hereinafter referred to as “the Activity”) with the Eastern Region Association of Forest and Nature Schools, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “ERAFANS”). I understand that:
I HAVE FULLY INFORMED MYSELF OF THE CONTENTS OF THIS AGREEMENT BY READING IT BEFORE SIGNING IT. NO ORAL REPRESENTATIONS, STATEMENTS OR OTHER INDUCEMENTS TO SIGN THIS RELEASE HAVE BEEN MADE APART FROM WHAT IS CONTAINED IN THIS DOCUMENT. I UNDERSTAND THIS IS A CONTRACT THAT AFFECTS MY LEGAL RIGHTS AND I SIGN IT OF MY OWN FREE WILL. THIS CONTRACT CONTAINS A BINDING ARBITRATION PROVISION WHICH MAY BE ENFORCED BY THE PARTIES.
If participant is under 18 years of age, signature of parent or responsible adult is required below: In consideration of the minor child being permitted to participate in the Activity, I accept and agree to the full contents of this agreement. I certify that I have the authority to sign on behalf of the minor child and to make decisions for the minor child regarding this Activity. I also agree to RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS, INDEMNIFY AND DEFEND the Released Parties (defined in Section 3) from all liabilities and claims that arise in any way from any injury, death, loss or harm that occurs to the minor child during the Activity or in any way related to the Activity. This includes any claim of the minor and any claim arising from the negligence of the Released Parties. I understand that nothing in this agreement is intended to release claims any liabilities that governing law does not permit to be excluded by agreement.
Signatories must be at least 18 years of age. In lieu of signed paper agreement, a checkbox during program registration may be used to acknowledge and accept the terms of this agreement.
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