AUTHORIZATION LIABILITY WAIVER AND RELEASE FORM
Gospel Lakes Ministries, Inc., also known as “Gospel Lakes Ranch”, requires that an individual sign this waiver and release form before they participate in any and all GENERAL CAMP ACTIVITIES, HORSE/EQUINE ACTIVITIES, or BOATING/AQUATIC ACTIVITIES.
The undersigned acknowledges that while attending Gospel Lakes Ranch and participating in activities and programs, certain risks and dangers may occur. The undersigned further recognizes that these risks may include physical, emotional or psychological damage or injury, not excluding fatality, due to accidents that may occur or result from being in a wilderness area, forces of nature, any general camp activities, arranged by our organizations and/or your group leader. The undersigned agrees to abide by all policies and procedures of Gospel Lakes Ministries, Inc. in order to maintain the utmost level of safety.
With respect to horse/equine activities, House Bill 280 took effect on September 1, 1995, and contains the following warning:
UNDER TEXAS (Chapter 87, Civil Practice Remedies Code), an equine professional is not liable for an injury to or the death of a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risks of equine activities.
In consideration of the above, the undersigned assumes all risks described above, and releases, waives, and agrees to hold harmless Gospel Lakes Ministries, Inc., their directors, officers, agents, employees, and volunteers from any and all liability, actions, causes of action, claims, and demands of every kind or nature whatsoever, whether for bodily injury, property damage, or other loss or damage, which now exists or may arise from or in connection with the individual’s participation in all activities and programs at Gospel Lakes Ranch. The undersigned himself or herself and his other heirs, assigns and representatives agree to hold harmless Gospel Lakes Ministries, Inc., their directors, officers, agents, employees, and volunteers.
The undersigned fully understands this release and waiver form. The undersigned also understands that physical activity at Gospel Lakes Ranch involves the potential risk of injury, and participation in this program is entirely voluntary.
I hereby authorize and consent to the use of images or videos of me, with or without my name, by Gospel Lakes Ranch of New Waverly, TX for purposes including but not limited to: promotional materials, printed publications, internet posts including social media, television, and other media sources. I do this with full acknowledge and consent and waive all claims for compensation for use or for damages. I release Gospel Lakes Ranch, its officers, trustees, employees and agents from liability for any claims by me or any third party in connection with the use of my image.