Walkertown 2020 Europe Contract - Under 18

Experience America Release and Agreement Form

is a participant in the educational tour provided by Experience America. By signing this Experience America Release and Agreement Form,  understands and agrees to the following:


  1. I agree to follow any such group rules or regulations that Experience US LLC (“Experience America”) may require, and further, to indemnify Experience America and its staff, agents, employees, vendors, and contractors against any consequences which may result as a result of my refusal to comply with such regulations. I agree that my participation in the Experience America program may at any time be terminated by Experience America if I fail to follow these regulations, the instructions of my group leader(s), or Experience America personnel. I agree to being sent home at my own expense and waive the right to any refund of the trip cost.
  2. I agree that any photos or video likenesses taken of me while on an Experience America trip and any of my comments, are the sole property of Experience America and may be used in future Company publications without any compensation being owed to me.
  3. Experience America and its listed agents, officers, directors, employees, and authorized representatives (collectively referred to herein as Experience America) do not own or operate any entity which is to or does provide goods or services for my program, including, for example, hotels or other lodging facilities, buses, airlines, motorcoaches or other transportation companies; providers or organizers of optional excursions or equipped used thereon, local ground operators, food service or entertainment providers, and etc. I acknowledge that all such persons and entities are independent of Experience America. Therefore, Experience America is not liable for any negligent, willful act, or failure to act of these persons or entities, or any other third party. 
  4. I agree to observe and obey all posted rules and warnings, and further agree to follow any oral instructions or directions given by Experience America, or the employees, representatives or agents of Experience America.
  5. I recognize that there are certain inherent risks associated with this activity and, as lawful consideration for being able to participate in the Experience America program, I assume full responsibility for personal injury to myself and (if applicable) my family members, and further release and discharge Experience America, its agents, officers, directors, and employees for injury, loss or damage arising out of my or my family’s use of or presence upon the facilities of Experience America, whether caused by the fault of myself, my family, Experience America or other third parties.
  6. I agree to indemnify and defend Experience America against all claims, causes of action, damages, judgments, costs or expenses, including attorney fees and other litigation costs, which may in any way arise from my or my family’s use of or presence upon the facilities of Experience America.
  7. I agree to pay for all damages to the facilities of Experience America caused by my or my family’s negligent, reckless, or willful actions.
  8. Any legal or equitable claim that may arise from participation in the above shall be resolved under Washington law.
  9. I understand that my Experience America tour begins with the departure of the designated transportation and ends upon completion of the return transportation.
  10. I agree to follow all the local laws while on tour, both domestic and international, including those concerning drugs and alcohol. I understand that if I abuse or disobey such laws, even unintentionally, I waive my right to a refund of any part of my Experience America program, and Experience America may send me home at my own expense. Additionally, I understand that is local authorities become involved, I am subject to the laws of the domestic or international location where I am a guest. 
  11. I hereby waive any and all claims against Experience America and its staff, agents, employees, vendors, or contractors, domestic and overseas, my local school and any staff members or chaperones accompanying the group, arising from any death, injury, loss, damage, accident, delay, irregularity, or expense to person or property incurred from the use of any vehicle or service, strikes, war, weather, sickness, quarantine, government restrictions or regulations, or arising from any act of omission of any steamship, airline, railroad, bus company, sightseeing, hotel or any other service or transporting company, firm, individual, or agency.
  12. Experience America shall have the right, at any time in its discretion and without liability or cost, to cancel any trip or portion of a trip, or make an alteration in itinerary, or accommodation, in the event of any trip being rendered unsafe.
  13. I understand that Experience America is not responsible for my well-being during such periods of time that I may be absent from Experience America’s supervised activities.
  14. Experience America is not responsible for loss, theft, or damage to my belongings or to the belongings of any other person, including passports and travel documents. I understand that Experience America is not responsible for the loss or theft of any of my personal property during the trip.
  15. In the event of an emergency requiring medical attention, I give my consent and permission to the staff of Experience America, school officials, chaperone(s) or attending physician to perform medical treatments and/or surgery. Experience America cannot be held responsible for the quality and timeliness of any such medical care received, nor for any expenses incurred. In the circumstance of an injury, illness or other emergency situation, only school chaperones and/or Experience America staff may be with a student without other students or adults present.
  16. I understand that I must make timely and full payments according to the payment schedule determined upon enrollment and/or by my group leader(s) and Experience America. If I fail to meet such payment deadlines, I realize that I will be required to pay a late fee per payment. In the event that my trip is not paid per the prescribed payment schedule or paid in full by the final payment due date, I understand that my trip may be cancelled. Such cancellations will fall under the Standard Cancellation Policy.
  17. I agree to take whatever steps are necessary to obtain the necessary travel documents (passport or visa) in a timely manner. I also agree that I will not hold Experience America responsible in the event I am unable to obtain the necessary documents. Any cancellations necessary because of an inability to obtain necessary travel documents will follow the Standard Cancellation Policy, unless I previously enrolled in the TPP.


By agreeing to these terms and conditions, I am indicating that I have read and fully understand the policies stated above, and agree to voluntarily surrender any legal rights which do not abide by them.

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Document name: Walkertown 2020 Europe Contract - Under 18
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