REFUND / CANCELLATION POLICY:

The School will offer a full summer program between July 2nd and July 31st, 2020.  St. George’s School reserves the right to cancel individual summer programs at any time prior to, and after commencement of, the program.  If the School is forced to limit access to the school site for any reason, a refund for any fees paid will be issued for any course that the school is unable to deliver remotely.  Academic and academic preview courses will continue to be delivered in a remote environment.  Any refund will be pro-rated based on the number of days the program has operated.

Parents may cancel their child’s registration and a program and receive a full refund up to 7 days prior to the start of the program.  If a child has to withdraw from the program for any reason, a pro-rated refund for any fees paid will be issued minus.  The refund will be pro-rated based on the number of days the program has operated minus the supplies cost of the camp registered in.  Should your child exhibit any illness symptoms they must stay home from camp.  In this event, a prorated discount minus supplies costs will be given for any day(s) missed by the student.

 

Acknowledgement of Risk and Informed Consent

Summer at St. George’s

It is important to recognize that the major health concern in British Columbia remains the COVID-19 virus.   Health authorities have advised that the virus is highly contagious.  Testing for the virus is not generally available in British Columbia and it is possible for individuals carrying the virus to be asymptomatic for a period of time.  

 

INFORMED CONSENT:
The School will take direction from the Provincial Health Officer and the Ministry of Education as well as other applicable Provincial authorities but cannot ensure that students attending the Program are free of the virus and that no transmission of the virus will occur among participants during the Program, or from a participant to their family.


The School asks each family to apply their own judgment in light of their wishes and circumstances.

TERMS OF SERVICE:   
I request St. George’s School permit my child to participate in the Summer at St. George’s Program (the Program) as described on the Summer at St. George’s website. I understand that there are inherent risks involved in the activities that my child will engage in during the Program.
The undersigned, as the parent(s) or guardian(s) of the child, having reviewed with the child the material on the activities provided by St. George’s School as described on the Summer at St. George’s website dated June 1, 2020, hereby:

 

  • Acknowledge that I have been provided and read the description of the Program on the School’s website;
  • Consent to the child’s participation in all of the event’s activities, outlined on the Summer at St. George’s website;
  • Acknowledge that I have fully informed myself about the nature of these activities and risks, and the types of controls the School intends to utilize to reduce the risks of these activities, and that I have been encouraged to ask for clarification or further information as needed;
  • Recognize and understand the inherent risks associated with the activities including but not limited to accident/illness, exposure to the COVID-19 virus and other circumstances beyond the control of St. George’s School employees, related parties and agents; 
  • Acknowledge that I have considered the program and activities and risks in light of my knowledge of my child’s capabilities, have discussed them with my child, and am satisfied that they, also, gives their informed consent to the School permitting them to participate in the program and activities;
  • Recognize and understand that these risks could result in losses that involve physical injury or death, or emotional distress;
  • Acknowledge my responsibility to inform the school in writing of my child’s health history, any conditions or limitations which may prevent my child from participating fully in activities and to verify the health and medical information that has been updated by the school, and I acknowledge that I have done so;
  • I acknowledge that I have considered whether my child / ward has any health limitations that may make them vulnerable to the COVID 19 virus, and whether that is the case for any members of our family with whom they may come into contact;
  • I understand that before commencing the Program, and on a daily basis during it, it is our responsibility to complete the British COVID 19 Self-Assessment Tool for our child / ward, found at https://bc.thrive.health/covid19/en, on a daily basis, and that they may not attend the Program if the Self-Assessment indicates any concern.    The School is not responsible for ensuring that the Self-Assessment is completed for my child / ward, or for any other Program attendee;
  • Acknowledge that the School’s staff and instructors associated with the program may refuse my child’s participation in any activity if they deem that they are not fit to participate, or if they are deemed a hazard to themselves or other participants.
  • Consent to first aid or clinical  treatment of my child, in the event of emergency, as the attending camp staff, ambulance personnel, or health care professionals employed by the School may advise;
  • Acknowledge that my child and I agree that any pictures and video taken by the School may be used in any promotion or advertisement for the Program;
  • Understand the terms of the refund policy as posted on the Summer at St. George’s website.

The camp’s instructors reserve the right to refuse participation in any activity to any child if the instructors deem that the child is not fit to participate or that the child’s participation in any activity if is a hazard to themselves or other participants.