Code of Conduct and Accident Waiver and Release of Liability

CMOAH’s goal is to encourage, support, and inform the homeschool community. We also initiate educational and social events and activities for our community. The following guidelines are given so that you understand the expectations of our organization.

Please treat all people and property with respect, consideration, courtesy, and compassion. Please avoid insults, name-calling, and non-verbal communications that are likely to offend, hurt, or set a bad example. If you have qualms with another parent or teacher at an event, it is suggested that you either speak to that person privately or keep your distance and avoid confrontation.

Obey all laws and any rules of buildings, property, or programs out of respect for those entities.

Kindness and empathy should be what we model to our children and our community. Try to recognize, in others, their different strengths and talents so that we all can make our community better. Encourage teamwork when necessary and needed. Be open to the ideas and opinions of others.

Make reasonable efforts to allow participation for all families. Provide a safe environment for all who are participating. Protect those who are being treated unfairly. Make decisions based on impartiality.

Those who choose not to follow the above guidelines could be asked to leave the organization. We expect you to be responsible for any damage you or your child does to any property and that you cover any costs associated with it.
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ACCIDENT WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY

I HEREBY ASSUME ALL OF THE RISKS OF PARTICIPATING IN ANY/ALL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH EVENTS INITIATED BY CMOAH, including by way of example and not limitation, any risks that may arise from negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities being released, from dangerous or defective equipment or property owned, maintained, or controlled by them, or because of their possible liability without fault. I certify that I am and my children are physically able to participate in these events, have sufficiently prepared or trained for participation in any physical activity associated with the events, and have not been advised to not participate by a qualified medical professional. I certify that there are no health-related reasons or problems which preclude my participation in these activities. I acknowledge that this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability Form will be used by the event holders, sponsors, and organizers of the activity in which I choose to participate and that it will govern my actions and responsibilities at said activity.

In consideration of my registration and/or permitting me to participate in these activities, I hereby take action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors, and assigns as follows: (A) I WAIVE, RELEASE, AND DISCHARGE from any and all liability, including but not limited to, liability arising from the negligence or fault of the entities or persons released, for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft, or actions of any kind which may hereafter occur to me including my traveling to and from this activity, THE FOLLOWING ENTITIES OR PERSONS: CMOAH, the coordinators of the events or activities, and/or their directors, officers, employees, volunteers, representatives, and agents, and the activity holders, sponsors, and volunteers; (B) INDEMNIFY, HOLD HARMLESS, AND PROMISE NOT TO SUE the entities or persons mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made as a result of participation in these activities, whether caused by the negligence of release or otherwise. I acknowledge that CMOAH, along with their directors, officers, volunteers, representatives, and agents are NOT responsible for the errors, omissions, acts, or failures to act of any party or entity conducting a specific activity on their behalf. I hereby consent to receive medical treatment which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident, and/or illness during this activity. I understand while participating in this activity, I may be photographed. I agree to allow my photo, video, or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by the activity holders, producers, sponsors, organizers, and assigns. The Accident Waiver and Release of Liability Form shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law. I CERTIFY THAT I HAVE READ THIS DOCUMENT AND I FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENT. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND A CONTRACT AND I AGREE TO IT OF MY OWN FREE WILL.

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