As the Chilliwack Outdoor Club does not have members who are under the age of 19, the practice that the Club uses for youth to join activities is as follows:
Prior to the Activity
- The responsible adult/relative/parent contacts the activity coordinator/organizer, and the activity coordinator/organizer agrees that the youth can participate. This requires a discussion of the demands of the activity, and the capabilities of the youth.
- The youth and a parent or guardian, completes and signs the Acknowledgement of Risk form, and gives it to the activity coordinator/organizer. This is an insurance requirement. The Acknowledgement of Risk is similar to, but different from the Waiver of Liability, in that a youth CANNOT waive liability under current laws.
During the Activity
- The youth remains in the care of the responsible adult/relative/parent that brought them to the activity for the entire duration.
We appreciate your cooperation and understanding.