Program & Media Release for Minors Parent/Guardian Consent Form

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) is a non-profit organization that convenes people, agencies, and organizations toward the common goal of stewarding and protecting the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. We strive to engage and inspire the next generation of environmental leaders. When we contact, communicate with, or work with any minor (under the age of eighteen) we require parent/guardian consent. Parent(s)/guardian(s) can request to remain involved with any communication that ATC has with the minor by indicating their preference in the box located above the Parent/Guardian Information.


Minor’s Media Release

By clicking agree, I, the undersigned minor, authorize and give consent to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (“ATC”) to use all media, including photographs, video and/or electronic images, in which I appear while participating in programs or activities sponsored by the ATC. I approve the changes and modifications, reproduction, sale, copyright, exhibit, broadcast, electronic storage and/or distribution of any such media at the discretion of the ATC without limitations. I acknowledge and agree that the ATC owns all rights and titles to all media of me or by me.

Parent/Guardian to complete:

By signing and providing my information below I certify that I am the legal parent/guardian of the above-mentioned minor and I approve for the ATC to contact them.


Parent/Guardian Photo Release for Minor

By clicking agree, I, the undersigned parent/guardian of the above-mentioned minor, give permission for the ATC to use any media including photographs, video, or electronic images of the minor taken during Appalachian Trail-centered activities. I acknowledge and agree that the ATC and assigns own all right, title and interest in and to all video/photos of the minor or by the minor and all videos, sound recordings, and publications and all other media of any nature whatsoever.

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