Pepperwood Foundation Release and Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement

Please read and sign this waiver in order to participate in activities at Pepperwood.
IN CONSIDERATION of being permitted to utilize the facilities, services and programs of the Pepperwood Foundation (or for my children to so participate) for any purpose, including, but not limited to observation or use of facilities or equipment, or participation in any off-site program affiliated with the Pepperwood Foundation, the undersigned, for himself or herself and such participating children and any personal representatives, heirs, and next of kin, hereby acknowledges, agrees and represents that he or she has, or immediately upon entering or participating will, inspect and carefully consider such premises and facilities or the affiliated program. It is further warranted that such entry onto the Pepperwood Foundation’s facilities for observation or use of any facilities or equipment or participation in such affiliated program constitutes an acknowledgement that such premises and all facilities and equipment thereon and such affiliated program have been inspected and carefully considered and that the undersigned finds and accepts same as being safe and reasonably suited for the purpose of such observation, use or participation by the undersigned and such children.


1. THE UNDERSIGNED ON HIS OR HER BEHALF AND BEHALF OF SUCH CHILDREN, HEREBY RELEASES, WAIVES, DISCHARGES AND CONVENANTS NOT TO SUE the Pepperwood Foundation and all branches thereof; its directors, officers, employees, and agents (hereinafter referred to as "releasees") from all liability to the undersigned or such children and all his personal representatives, assigns, heirs, and next of kin for any loss or damage, and any claim or demands therefore on account of injury to the person or property or resulting in death of the undersigned or such children whether caused by the negligence of the releasees or otherwise while the undersigned or such children is in, upon, or about the premises or any facilities or equipment therein or participating in any program affiliated with the Pepperwood Foundation.
2. THE UNDERSIGNED HEREBY AGREES TO INDEMNIFY AND SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS the releasees and each of them from any, loss, liability, damage or cost they may, incur due to the presence of the undersigned or such children in, upon or about Pepperwood Foundation’s premises or in any way observing or using any facilities or equipment of the Pepperwood Foundation or participating in any program affiliated with the Pepperwood Foundation whether caused by the negligence of the releasees or otherwise.
3. THE UNDERSIGNED HEREBY ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND RISK OF BODILY INJURY, DEATH OR PROPERTY DAMAGE to the undersigned or such children due to negligence of releasees or otherwise while in, about or upon the premises of the Pepperwood Foundation and/or while using the premises or any facilities or equipment thereon or participating in any program affiliated with Pepperwood Foundation.

THE UNDERSIGNED further expressly agrees that the foregoing RELEASE WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the law of the State of California and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.

THE UNDERSIGNED' HAS READ AND VOLUNTARILY SIGNS THE RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT, and further agrees that no oral representations, statements or inducement apart from the foregoing written agreement have been made.

Communicable Disease Waiver

In consideration for participation in Pepperwood events and activities, the UNDERSIGNED  acknowledges, appreciates, and agrees that:

  1. Participation includes possible exposure to and illness from infectious diseases including but not limited to MRSA, influenza, and COVID-19; 
  2. While particular rules and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious illness and death does exist; and,
  3. Assumes full responsibility for risks, both known and unknown, even if arising from the negligence of the releasees or others, and assumes full responsibility for my participation; and
  4. Will take all recommended and reasonable actions to protect themselves and others from exposure to COVID-19.

The UNDERSIGNED hereby agrees, and on behalf of such children, to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditions for participation as regards protection against infectious diseases.

The UNDERSIGNED hereby attests that:

  1. The undersigned or such children HAVE NOT been diagnosed or tested positive for COVID-19, OR experienced any symptom of illness such as cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain/aches, new or unusual headache, sore throat, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, or new loss of taste or smell within the last 5 days prior to visiting Pepperwood, nor are currently.
Media Release

I, the undersigned, do hereby consent and agree that Pepperwood Preserve (also known as Pepperwood Foundation), its employees, or agents have the right to take photographs, videotape, or digital recordings of me and/or my child(ren) and to use these in any and all media, now or here known, and exclusively for the purpose of publicity, marketing and education.

I do hereby release to Pepperwood Preserve, its agents, and employees all rights to exhibit this work in print and electronic form publicly or privately. I waive any rights, claims, or interest I may have to control the use of my identity or likeness in whatever media used. I understand that there will be no financial or other remuneration for recording me, either for in all or subsequent transmission or playback.