I, the undersigned, hereby acknowledge that I have been advised and fully understand that certain elements of danger are inherent in the activities sponsored by the Vermont Wilderness School which are beyond the control of the instructors, agents, officers, students, and employees of the Vermont Wilderness School, and that participation in any program activities may entail unavoidable risk of personal injury, death, and loss or damage to property. The risks include, but are not limited to insect and animal bites and stings, forces of nature such as but not limited to lightning, and unexpected extreme weather conditions, and any hazard present in the wilderness, such as but not limited to low lying branches, sharp objects, and slippery surfaces. I hereby assume all risks of injury and death to my child and loss of or damage to property arising out of my child's participation in such activity and I agree to indemnify, hold harmless the Vermont Wilderness School, its officers, instructors, agents, and employees from and against all claims arising from any occurrence causing damage or injury to my child or to any party participating in said event or any third parties injured as a result of my child's actions. I further agree to repair or reimburse the Vermont Wilderness School for any and all damages that my child causes to the Vermont Wilderness School property or the property at which a specific activity is held. I have read and understand the terms and conditions of this Release, Indemnification, and Waiver and I agree to subscribe to them.