Dear Parent or Legal Guardian,
Your son/daughter is eligible to participate in a parish-sponsored activity requiring transportation to a location away from the parish grounds. This activity will take place under the guidance and supervision of adult chaperones.
If you would like your son/daughter to participate in this event, please complete, sign and return the following statement of consent and release of liability. As parent or legal guardian, you remain fully responsible for the actions and conduct of your child.
- I understand that this event will take place away from the parish grounds and that my son/daughter will be under the supervision of designated parish employees on the stated dates. I further consent to the conditions stated above on participation in this event, including the method of transportation.
- In consideration of my child being allowed to participate in this field trip, I hereby agree on behalf of myself and my child, to release St. Joseph Parish, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Marquette, and any and all affiliated organizations, their employees, agents and representatives, including volunteer drivers (collectively “Releases”) from any and all claims, including negligence, which may be asserted by me or my child, or on behalf of my child, arising from or relating to my child’s participation in the field trip. In the event this release on behalf of myself and/or my child is held to be invalid or any unenforceable, I hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless Releases from any and all claims, including negligence, which may be asserted by me or my child, or on behalf of my child, arising from or relating to my child’s participation in the field trip. This release or indemnification does not apply to claims for intentional misconduct or gross negligence; nor does this release or indemnification apply to the extent of commercial insurance coverage for any claim, but this Release or Indemnification shall apply to the extent of any self-insurance or deductible applicable to any claim.