We require all under 18s who attend our event to have a completed consent form. If you arrive without one you will NOT be permitted entry to the event. We will have a number of these on the checkin-desk if you have a parent/guardian present to sign it.
We may accept scanned / emailed consent forms at our discression. We do not have to provide entry to this event.
You can get a consent form by clicking here!
We also require all our under 18s to have a physical medical form.
Although we will always administer emergency first aid, if prior consent is not given you will not be allowed to attend the event
You can get a medical form by clicking here!
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We put a lot of time into making the event safe for everyone. You can view the ways we do this below
You can collect your child at any point throughout the event as long as you sign out with a member of staff, however a large variety of activities take place in the evening / overnight so recommend they stay for the full experience.
All our staff hold an enhanced DBS check and background check with safeguarding and advanced first aid trained staff available at all times.
Please make sure to note this in the required medical form. Staff will be made aware of the problem and there will be a dedicated First Aider on site at all times.
We offer a wide variety of food options, however in the circumstance that there is nothing for them we'll try our best to source other food. You're welcome to bring your own food.
While we cannot force your child to sleep if they choose not to, we do encourage it. Comfortable quiet sleeping areas will be provided.
U18 Sleeping areas will be completely separated from adult areas and gender seperated. These areas will be managed by members of our safeguarding team and overnight security.
Yes at any time. You however must sign out with a member of staff before leaving.
In the unlikely event that anything happens that concerns the wellbeing of your child, we will resolve the situation as quickly as possible and let you know immediately via the phone number given on the consent form.
The photos will be posted online and used for future advertisements of the event. They will not be named unless they win a prize.
You can contact us at any point on: 0141 280 3548
The above information has been shared and confirmed with the Birmingham Local Area Designated Safeguarding Officer.
Our Child Protection Policy can be found here
In the event of an emergency, you can call us on 0141 280 3548.
To talk to us, you can phone us on 0141 280 3548
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