1. Interpretation

1.1. In these Terms and Conditions (“these Conditions”), the following terms shall have the following meanings: ‘Booking Form’ the online or pdf booking form by which details of the Camper and the Camp he/she wishes to attend are submitted to The Hive; ‘Camp’ the camp that the Camper is attending, as set out in the Booking Form; ‘Camper’ the child or children who will be attending the Camp as specified in the Booking Form; ‘The Hive’ Just Sow Ltd trading as The Hive of 8 Downman Road, London SE9 6RD; ‘Fees’ the fees shown on The Hive’s website or other published literature relating to the Services from time to time; ‘Location’ the location of the Camp (including the site of the courses and the sites used for recreation); ‘Services’ the provision of the Camp for the Camper by The Hive; ‘you’ and ‘your’ the Camper’s parent(s) or guardian(s) as specified in the Booking Form.

1.2. The headings in these Conditions are for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation.

2. Supply of Services

2.1. The Hive shall provide the Services to the Camper subject to these Conditions. By booking and paying the fee you agree on behalf of yourself and the Camper to be bound by these Conditions. These Conditions constitute the entire agreement between The Hive and you/the Camper and may not be varied except in writing by a director of The Hive. 

2.2. Bookings are accepted at the discretion of The Hive and are not transferable without prior agreement with The Hive.

2.3. You shall fully complete the Booking Form and at your own expense supply The Hive with all necessary and other information required by The Hive in connection with the Services.

2.4. The Hive may correct any typographical or other errors or omissions in any The Hive material relating to the provision of the Services without incurring any liability to you.

3. Payment of Fees 

3.1. You shall pay The Hive the Fees and any additional sums which are agreed between you and The Hive for the provision of the Services.

3.2. The full Fees must be sent to The Hive via the website Booking Form, childcare vouchers or phone payment. No booking is valid until payment has been received. The Hive shall not be responsible for any cash payment.

4. Rules, Regulations and your Liability

4.1. You agree to be wholly liable for any and all actions and/or omissions of the Camper. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, you shall be liable for any liability, financial or otherwise, or injury or damage to property caused by the Camper whilst at the Location, and shall fully indemnify The Hive, their agents, contractors and/or employees for any loss, damage, costs or expenses resulting from such liability, injury or damage.

4.2. The Hive reserves the right to make rules and regulations relating to the Camper’s participation in the Camp (“the Rules”). The Rules form part of these Conditions and will be notified to the Camper at the Location or earlier.

4.3. Any failure by the Camper to adhere to the Rules may result in his/her participation at the Camp being terminated forthwith without refund and in such event the Camper may be sent home at your expense.

4.4. Without prejudice to paragraph4.3 above, The Hive reserves the right to withdraw the Camper from any activity at any time on the grounds of safety or unsuitability.

4.5. The Hive is sensitive to allergens but cannot guarantee their exclusion from the camp.

5. Cancellation

5.1. In the event of cancellation by you, a refund will only be issued if such cancellation is notified in writing to The Hive at least one month before the commencement of the Camp. An administration charge of £50 per week per child will be deducted from the refund. No refunds will be issued for bookings cancelled in the last month prior to the date of the camp. A credit may be issued at the discretion of  The Hive.

5.2. If, for any reason, the Camp is cancelled by The Hive, the total liability of The Hive will not exceed that proportion of the Fees The Hive have actually received.

5.3 Fees are non-returnable for students arriving late, leaving early or missing a day of camp (whether on account of illness or any other cause).  If the course has been booked, then the full fees are payable.

6. Liability

6.1. Except in respect of death or personal injury caused by The Hive’s negligence, The Hive shall not be liable to you or the Camper by reason of any representation (unless fraudulent) or any implied warranty, condition or other term or any duty at common law or under the express terms of this Agreement for any loss of profit or any indirect, special or consequential loss, damage, costs, expenses or other claims (whether caused by or negligent or the negligence of our servants, or agents or otherwise) which arise out of or in connection with the provision of the Services or their use by you or the Camper, and our entire liability under or in connection with this Agreement shall not exceed the amount of our Fees for the provision of the Services.

6.2. Where The Hive provides, in connection with the provision of the Services, any goods or equipment or services supplied by a third party, The Hive does not give any warranty, guarantee or other terms as to their quality, fitness for purpose, performance or otherwise.

6.3. The Hive shall have no liability to the Camper for any loss, damage, costs, expenses or other claims for compensation arising from any instructions supplied by you which are incomplete, incorrect, inaccurate or illegible, or arising from the Camper’s late arrival or non-arrival, or any other fault of you or the Camper.

6.4. The Hive shall not be liable to you or be deemed to be in breach of the contract by reason of any delay in performing, or any failure to perform, any of The Hive’s obligations in relation to the Services, if the delay or failure was due to any cause beyond The Hive’ s reasonable control.

6.5. The Hive reserve the right to alter programmes, activities, itineraries, excursions, age brackets, premises and personnel as it thinks fit and without notice. 

6.6. The Hive will not be bound by any statement unless it is in writing and authorised by a Director of The Hive.

7. Medical and Behavioural

7.1. Any medical or behavioural problems of the Camper known to you must be notified to The Hive in writing on the Booking Form, and in any event prior to the commencement of the Camp. The Hive reserve the right not to accept your Booking on the grounds that any such medical or behavioural problems are not conducive to the Camper’s or other campers’ participation in the Camp.

7.2. In the event that the Camper becomes ill or incapacitated during the Camp, you agree to medical treatment being given to the Camper if required in accordance with the recommendations of a qualified medical practitioner, including the administration of a general anaesthetic and to surgical operations in case of emergency. Such action shall be taken at your expense.

7.3. If the Camper becomes ill or comes into contact with any contagious or infectious disease during the 21 days prior to the commencement of the Camp, you must immediately notify The Hive in writing and provide a medical certificate from the Camper’s doctor giving approval for the Camper to participate in the Camp.

7.4. It is your and the campers responsibility to help The Hive prevent the spread of infectious diseases.

7.5 It is your responsibility to tell The Hive prior to camp of any issue or condition that may affect a Camper’s stay at camp. These include but are not limited to ADHD, SEN, medical, languages, disabilities, diet, medical, behavioural/social issues, child’s history.

7.6.  The Hive reserves the right to suspect or remove any student whose attendance, work or behaviour is, in their reasonable opinion, unsatisfactory.  Under such circumstances, The Hive will be under no obligation to return any fees.  Children who disrupt the learning environment for other participants, who destroy property or projects, and who otherwise compromise the health, safety and/or learning environment will be removed. 

7.7 Permission is given to administer medication or first aid if required.


8. Jewellery, Valuables and Lost Property

8.1. The Hive will not be liable for any item of jewellery or valuable property brought to the Location by the Camper.

8.2. The Hive will not be responsible for any property left at the Location (by the Camper or otherwise), and may dispose of any such property if not claimed and collected by you within seven days of the end of the Camp.

9. Personal Searches

9.1. The Hive reserves the right to search the bags and other personal property of all Campers in appropriate circumstances.

10. Smoking and Alcohol

10.1. Possession and consumption of alcohol, tobacco or drugs by the Camper at Camp are NOT PERMITTED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. Please note that if the Camper does not adhere to this condition, he/she will be removed from Camp in accordance with paragraph 4.3 of these Conditions.

11. Publicity

11.1. You acknowledge that The Hive may use for publicity purposes and without prior notification any photograph or video taken of the Camper at the Location, and any statement (whether written or oral) made by you or the Camper.

12. Child Protection/Safeguarding

12.1. The Hive will contact Local Safeguarding Children’s board if we suspect abuse or in an event of a disclosure.

13. Force Majeure

13.1. We shall not be liable for any delay in performing or failure to perform any obligation (including to action any alteration or cancelation) due to any case beyond our reasonable control including lock-outs, strikes, shortages of personnel, labour disputes, war, riot, act of God, civil commotion, terrorism, malicious damage, threats to safety, compliance with any law or governmental order, rule, regulation or direction, accident, environmental contamination, pandemic outbreak of disease, breakdown of plant or machinery, fire, flood, storm, difficulty or increased expense in obtaining workmen, materials, goods or raw materials in connection with the performance of this agreement.

14. General

14.1. If any provision of these Conditions is held by any competent authority to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part, the validity of the other provisions of these Conditions and the remainder of the provision in question shall not be affected.

14.2. This agreement is governed by the laws of England and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.