TERMS OF AGREEMENT

The terms are published here for the convenience of our families. The terms of agreement are included within the camper application online and via paper enrollment and must be signed by the legal parent/guardian for camper attendance.  The terms of agreement encompass, photo policy, payments policy, liability and medical release.  For questions call (918)946-8393.

 

TERMS OF AGREEMENT: 
The person(s)/camper(s) described has permission to participate in all camp activities except as noted by me and/or an examining physician. Rules for campers are the same for everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, gender or disability.  I understand that all campers will be treated as individuals and respect will be shown for a range of abilities and behaviors.  I agree that Camp Courage USA reserves the right to dismiss a child from camp whose conduct is not in the best interest of the camp community, without refund.  


PHOTOS/PUBLICITY: 
I hereby irrevocably consent to & authorize the unrestricted use & reproduction by Camp Courage or anyone authorized by you, of any and all photographs and/or video images which you have taken of the camper listed above, for use within the scope of Camp Courage USA.  I understand that no personal identifying information will be used when a photo or video is utilized.


PAYMENTS: 
I agree to the following policies regarding camp fees:  DEPOSITS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE; After April 1, 1/2 of registration fees paid less the deposit will be refunded for cancellations; No refunds will be given for canceling within one month of my child’s camp session; No refunds are given if a camper is dismissed from camp due to disciplinary action; No refunds are given if campers leave early due to homesickness or personal commitments.  Session Changes surrender the deposit for the original session(s). Account balances are due two weeks prior to camp and I authorize Camp Courage USA to charge any fees due at that time to my credit card on file (if applicable).  Any registration submitted less than one month or later must be paid in full at the time of registration.  Any returned checks will be assessed a $35 cash fee.
  
LIABILITY RELEASE: 
I acknowledge that I have voluntarily agreed to allow my camper(s) to participate in the activities except where noted above at Camp Courage. I agree to assume any & all risks of bodily injury, death or property damage, whether those risks are known or unknown. I forever release Camp Courage, By Faith Youth Ministries, Inc, & any affiliated organization, & any leased facility/organization, their respective directors, officers, employees, volunteers, agents, contractors, & representative from any & all actions, claims, or demands that I, my assignees, heirs, distributees, guardians, next of kin, spouse and legal representatives now have, or may have in the future, for injury, death or property damage, related to 

(1) my participation in these activities,

(2) the negligence or other acts, whether directly connected to these activities or not, & however caused, by any Releasee, or 

(3) the condition of the premises where these activities occur, whether or not I am then participating in the activities. I also agree that I, my assignees, heirs, distributees, guardians, next of kin, spouse & legal representatives will not make a claim against, sue, or attach the property of any Releasee in connection with any of the matters covered by the foregoing release.  

MEDICAL RELEASE:
I understand that my camper(s) should not attend camp when ill or recently exposed to a contagious disease. Campers who arrive with fever, ringworm, pink eye, or any other communicable disease or undisclosed handicap or disability will not be admitted.  Due to the challenging nature of activities at Camp Courage USA, full disclosure concerning the camper’s medical history must be made.  If full disclosure is not made in advance, the Camp Director will be forced to refuse the camper, and the parent(s)/guardian(s)  will be forced to pick up the camper immediately without refund. This health history is correct and accurately reflects the status of the camper to whom it pertains. The person described has permission to participate in all camp activities except as noted by me and/or an examining physician.  

AUTHORIZATION FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE:
I give permission to the physician selected by the camp to order x-rays, routine tests, and treatment related to the health of my child for both routine health care and in emergency situations. I understand that every reasonable effort will be made to contact me immediately upon the discovery of the emergency. If I cannot be reached in an emergency, I give my permission to the physician to hospitalize, secure proper treatment for, and order injections, anesthesia, or surgery for this child. I understand that I will take full financial responsibility for all expenses that might be incurred that are not covered. 

PRIVACY STATEMENT:
 I understand the information on this form will be shared on a "need to know" basis with camp staff.  I give permission to print copies of this form.  In addition, the camp has permission to obtain a copy of my child's health record from providers who treat my child and these providers may talk with the program's staff about my child's health status.

MEDICATION (OTC):
Camp staff reserves the right to use generic equivalents when available for the name brand over-the-counter medications listed in the enrollment application.  I also agree that any first aid treatment may be given as needed. Any condition which is associated with fever, significant inflammation, and/or does not respond to the above outlined treatment will be followed-up by a consultation with the camper’s parents. Parent/guardian will be contacted if any conditions develop requiring treatment with any of the above over-the-counter medications that are not checked. I understand that these over-the-counter medications are not necessarily kept on hand and available to be administered immediately. I authorize the administration of over-the-counter medications to my child as indicated on the enrollment application. I/We have legal authority to consent to medical treatment for the camper named above, including the administration of medication while attending Camp Courage.  I hereby authorize designated staff or designated medical professionals to dispense over-the-counter medications as needed to the camper listed above that I have provided or that the camp has in stock as agreed to upon enrollment.

This health history is correct as far as I know, and the camper listed above has permission to attend Camp Courage USA, and to engage in all camp activities except as noted.   I hereby authorize the executive staff or designated medical professionals to dispense over-the-counter medications as needed to the camper listed above that I have provided or that the camp has in stock.

I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS AGREEMENT AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND A CONTRACT BETWEEN MYSELF, A LEGAL PARENT/GUARDIAN, AND CAMP COURAGE/BFYM INC. AND ITS AFFILIATES AND SIGN OF MY OWN FREE WILL. If for religious or any other reasons you cannot sign this, contact the camp for a legal waiver which must be signed for attendance.