VAC COVID-19 Online Acknowledgement


  1. The Committee of the Varsity Alpine Club (the Club) has implemented a COVID-19 Management Plan (the Management Plan), which sets out a number of measures designed to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and the risk of infection at the Club lodge (Callemonda). However, the Club cannot guarantee that you, your guests or anyone else will not become infected with COVID-19 whilst attending Callemonda Lodge. Further, attending Callemonda Lodge may increase your risk of contracting COVID-19.
  2. The Management Plan includes a series of gathering, social distancing and cleaning requirements that must be followed by all persons attending Callemonda Lodge. The Management Plan empowers the Committee and designated Lodge Managers to assist members and guests to follow the Management Plan, and to issue directions to members and guests in relation to actions that must be taken under the Management Plan. It is important that you review the Management Plan (including any updates) prior to attending Callemonda Lodge to ensure that you are aware of the requirements.
  3. It is a pre-requisite to the confirmation of your booking that all adults in your booking have signed this acknowledgement.
  4. Acknowledgement

  5. You hereby acknowledge that:
    1. The Club cannot guarantee that you, or your guests, or anyone else at Callemonda Lodge will not become infected with COVID-19 whilst attending the Lodge;
    2. You have read the Management Plan and will review any updates to the Management Plan prior to attending Callemonda Lodge. The latest version can be found on the VAC website (;
    3. You are personally responsible for ensuring that the Management Plan is followed, including the gathering, social distancing and cleaning requirements, by all persons within your booking;
    4. Committee members and designated Lodge Managers are empowered by the Club to direct members and guests in the implementation of the Management Plan, which may include a direction for a member of guest to leave Callemonda Lodge at short notice;
    5. You will follow all directions given to you by Committee members or designated Lodge Managers in connection with the Management Plan, including any direction for you to leave Callemonda Lodge at short notice;
    6. By attending Callemonda Lodge you are taking a risk that you or your guests may be exposed to or affected by COVID-19, that this may result in personal injury, illness, disability or death, and that this may occur despite all reasonable efforts of Club employees, agents or designated Lodge Managers; and
    7. By attending Callemonda Lodge you accept the sole responsibility for any of the foregoing risks and agree to release, discharge and hold harmless the Club, its employees and agents from any claims of any kind arising out of or relating to these risks, including any claims based on the acts, omissions or negligence of the Club, its employees or agents.