Rus-Men Farms Naturally Raised Meats Rental Agreement for the period of the rental, renter must agree to follow the established Rus-Men Farms Naturally Raised Meats (Owner) regulations, to which all Campers are bound for the safety and enjoyment of all concerned.
Rules & Regulations
- Occupy the premises in a quiet and orderly manner with particular concern for the house between 11 p.m. and 8 a.m.
- Premises are to be used for Camping for Pleasure and for no other purpose.
- Renter will not assign or sublet the campsite for any reason.
- Only tents and non-hookup recreational vehicles allowed. No electrical or water hookups available, also known as Dry Camping.
- No trees on the premises will be cut or trimmed.
- No outside fires will be started or maintained for any purpose except for cooking and then only in a proper container such as a camping grill.
- Pack In/Pack Out- No trash or garbage will be accumulated on the premises, and premises will be maintained in a clean, neat, and orderly condition. Campers shall promptly dispose of trash and garbage and not leave trash or garbage outside unattended upon vacating premises.
- No pets allowed.
- Speed limit in the campground is 10 mph and is to be observed for safety reasons.
- Park only on camp premises and adhere to campsite signage locating porta pottys, entrances and exits, and camper responsibilities.
- Please be courteous. This is our home and our working farm. You may hear, smell, and see farm animals and farmwork in action.
- Do not approach any farm animals or interrupt any farm workers.
- No fireworks, sparklers, bottle rockets or any other noise or fire makers as regulated by the State of Ohio.
Camping Terms of Agreement
There is a “Risk inherent to camping”. A Risk inherent to camping means a danger or condition that is an integral part of camping, including a danger posed by any of the following:
- Features of the natural world such as trees, tree stumps, roots, brush, rocks, mud, sand, and soil;
- Uneven or unpredictable terrain;
- A body of water that is not operated or maintained as a swimming pool in accordance with section 3749.04 of the Revised Code;
- A camper or visitor at the recreational vehicle park, recreation camp, combined park-camp, or temporary park-camp acting in a negligent manner;
- A lack of lighting, including at a campsite;
- Insects, birds, and other wildlife not kept by or under the control of the camp operator;
- The behavior or actions of domestic animals not kept by or under the control of the camp operator, provided the camp operator has a pet policy requiring the animal owner to keep the pet on a leash or contained and under the pet owner’s control;
- The ordinary dangers associated with structures or equipment ordinarily used in camping and not owned or maintained by the camp operator;
- A camper or visitor acting in a negligent manner, including failing to follow instructions given by a camp operator or failing to exercise reasonable caution while engaging in the campground activity, that contributes to harm to that camper or visitor or another camper or visitor.
The following signs will be posted upon entering the campsite:
“WARNING: Under Ohio law, there is no liability for an injury to or death of a camper or visitor to this campground if that injury or death results from the risk inherent to camping. Inherent risks to camping include, but are not limited to, the risk of injury inherent to land features, equipment, animals, or the negligent actions of the camper or visitor. You are assuming the risk of participating in camping.”
- “Risk inherent to camping” does not include recreational activities within the control of the camp operator.
- A camp operator shall be immune from liability in a civil action for any harm to a camper or visitor resulting from a risk inherent to camping. Nothing in this section requires a camp operator to eliminate risks inherent to camping.
- A camp operator shall not be immune from civil liability for harm to a camper or visitor if any of the following applies in relation to that harm:
- The camp operator acts with a willful or wanton disregard for the safety of the camper or visitor and the action proximately causes harm to the camper or visitor.
- The camp operator purposefully causes harm to the camper or visitor.
- The camp operator’s actions or inactions constitute criminal conduct and cause harm to the camper or visitor.
- The camp operator fails to post and maintain signage as required by division (D) of this section.
- Both of the following apply:
- The camp operator has actual knowledge or should have actual knowledge of an existing dangerous condition on the land or regarding facilities or equipment on the land that is not a risk inherent to camping and does not make the dangerous condition known to the camper or visitor.
- The dangerous condition proximately causes harm to the camper or visitor.
Owner is not responsible for the weather, nature, animals, or other campers. This is a rain or shine event. Cancellations are accepted; however, no refunds will be given.
Termination of Campsite Use Agreement
The following terms will be an agreement between Owner and Camper upon Termination of Campsite Use. Refer to Ohio Revised Code 3729 for further information.
(A) A campsite user who enters into a Campsite Use Agreement with a camp operator for the use of a campsite at a recreational vehicle park, recreation camp, combined park-camp, or temporary park-camp, at the expiration of the campsite use period under the agreement, shall remove from the campsite all of the campsite user’s property and all property any other person placed on the campsite with the permission of the campsite user. If the campsite user fails to remove all of that property from the campsite within the five-consecutive-day period after the expiration of that campsite use period, all of the following apply:
(1) The camp operator shall perform an inventory of the property that the campsite user did not remove from the campsite.
(2) The camp operator may send a letter to the campsite user informing the campsite user that the campsite user has abandoned the property on the campsite in violation of the campsite use agreement and that the camp operator will commence an action for the seizure of the property if the campsite user does not remove the property from the campsite within ten days after the date on which the letter is mailed.
(3) If the campsite user does not remove the property from the campsite within ten days after the date on which the letter described in division (A)(2) of this section is mailed, the camp operator may file an action for the seizure of the property that remains on the campsite in the municipal court or county court that has territorial jurisdiction over the park or camp. The complaint shall contain all of the following:
(a) The name, address, and phone number of the campsite user that is in the campsite use agreement;
(b) A description of the property that the campsite user has not removed from the campsite;
(c) A demand that all of the property listed in the complaint be removed from the campsite within seven days after service of the complaint upon the campsite user;
(d) A description of the procedure that will be followed if the campsite user does not remove the listed property within the seven-day period;
(e) A statement that the campsite user shall pay to the clerk of the court the amount of the filing fees charged for the filing of the complaint, that the campsite user shall pay those fees prior to the campsite user’s removal of the listed property from the campsite, and that if the campsite user fails to pay the amount of the filing fees the property may be sold to pay the filing fees.
(4) When the camp operator files an action under division (A)(3) of this section, the clerk of the court shall issue a summons and a copy of the complaint pursuant to the Rules of Civil Procedure to the campsite user at the address provided in the campsite use agreement.
(5) If the campsite user does not file an answer to the complaint filed under division (A)(3) of this section and remove all of the property listed in the complaint within seven days after service of the complaint upon the campsite user, the court shall do either of the following:
(a) Issue an order authorizing the sheriff, another peace officer, or a bailiff to remove the property from the campsite and place it in storage;
(b) Authorize the camp operator to seize the property and cause the issuance to the camp operator of a new certificate of title for the property if the property is a titled vehicle.
(6) Upon the removal and storage of the property, the sheriff, peace officer, bailiff, or camp operator shall conduct or cause to be conducted a search of the appropriate public records that relate to the property and shall make or cause to be made reasonably diligent inquiries for the purpose of identifying persons who have any right, title, or interest in any of the property. Then, the sheriff, peace officer, bailiff, or camp operator may commence proceedings for the sale of the property. The sheriff, peace officer, bailiff, or camp operator shall send by certified mail, return receipt requested, a written notice of the date, time, and place of the sale to each person who, because of the conduct of the search, the making of inquiries, or otherwise, the sheriff, peace officer, bailiff, or camp operator believes has any right, title, or interest in the property. The sheriff, peace officer, bailiff, or camp operator shall send the notice to the last known address of each of those persons.
(7) If the sheriff, peace officer, bailiff, or camp operator sells the property, the sheriff, peace officer, bailiff, or camp operator shall dispose of the proceeds of the sale in the following order:
(a) The sheriff, peace officer, bailiff, or camp operator shall first pay the costs for any moving or any storage of the property, the costs of the sale, and any unpaid court costs assessed against the campsite user in the underlying action.
(b) Following the payment required by division (A)(7)(a) of this section, the sheriff, peace officer, bailiff, or camp operator shall pay all other outstanding security interests, liens, or encumbrances on the property by priority of filing or other priority.
(c) After complying with divisions (A)(7)(a) and (b) of this section, the sheriff, peace officer, bailiff, or camp operator shall transfer any remaining money to the owner of the property.
(8) If the sheriff, peace officer, bailiff, or camp operator does not conduct a sale of the property, the sheriff, peace officer, bailiff, or camp operator shall dispose of the property in the following manner:
(a) If the property is a motor vehicle or recreational vehicle, in accordance with the procedure in section 4513.61 or 4513.63 of the Revised Code;
(b) If the property is personal property, in accordance with the procedure in sections 2981.11 and 2981.12 of the Revised Code.
(B) Upon collection from the campsite user, the municipal court or county court shall reimburse the filing fees to the camp operator.
Waiver of Liability
I acknowledge that this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability Form will be used by the event holders, sponsors, and organizers of the activity in which I may participate, and that it will govern my actions and responsibilities at said activity.
The risks include, but are not limited to, those listed previously in the Camping Terms of Agreement and Rules & Regulations, and those caused by terrain, facilities, temperature, weather, condition of participants, equipment, vehicular traffic, lack of hydration, and actions of other people, including, but not limited to, participants, volunteers, monitors, and/or producers of the activity. These risks are not only inherent to participants, but are also present for volunteers.
I hereby consent to receive medical treatment which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident, and/or illness during this activity.
I understand while participating in this activity, I may be photographed. I agree to allow my photo, video, or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by the activity holders, producers, sponsors, organizers, and assigns.
I HEREBY ASSUME ALL OF THE RISKS OF PARTICIPATING IN ANY/ALL ACTIVITIES being conducted on Rus-Men Farms during the period I am attending the Event.
I CERTIFY THAT I HAVE READ THIS DOCUMENT AND I FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS
CONTENT. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND A
CONTRACT AND I SIGN IT OF MY OWN FREE WILL.