Acknowledgement of Risks Related to Paddling, Camping, and Hiking

    • Trip Date
    • Year

Before participating in the Paddling, Camping, and Hiking trip you must be maaware of the following potential risk associated with participating in trip activities.  Be aware that Paddling has the possibility of physical injury, pain, physical or mental disability, mental trauma, or death directly or indirectly caused by but not limited to:

  • immersion in cold water
  • immersion in fast‐moving water
  • drowning or near drowning
  • manmade (i.e. canoe) or natural objects falling from above
  • hiking or walking in rugged and slippery terrain
  • bites or stings inflicted by animals, insects, reptiles, or plants
  • the forces of nature, including lightning, weather changes, hypothermia, hyperthermia, sunburn, high winds, and others not named
  • The physical exertion associated with the outdoor activity
  • become lost or isolated from help
  • vehicle related accidents
  • property damage or loss; immersion in cold water

Be aware that Camping and Hiking has the possibility of physical injury, pain, physical or mental disability, mental trauma, or death directly or indirectly caused by but not limited to:

  • hiking or walking in rugged and slippery terrain
  • bites or stings inflicted by animals, insects, reptiles, or plants
  • the forces of nature, including lightning, weather changes, hypothermia, hyperthermia, sunburn, high winds, and others not named
  • the physical exertion associated with the outdoor activity
  • become lost and isolated from help
  • vehicle related accidents
  • property damage or loss
  • falling from high places
  • being hit by manmade or natural objects falling from above
  • burns caused by stoves or campfires
  • immersion in cold water
  • immersion in fast-moving water
  • drowning or near drowning

*By signing this document I certify that I have carefully explained the above potential risks and allowed time for all students to ask questions regarding these risks. I was present at the time of the acknowledgment of risk presentation or receive the same information at a later time, but before participating to the class activities.

    • Trip Leader Signature*
    • Date
    • Co‐Trip Leader Signature*
    • Date
    • Student Name (Print)
    • Student Signature*