SAREX 2019 Code of Conduct


  • Respect the personal boundaries of other attendees and respect all confidentiality needs.

  • Share ideas and protocols in a positive, constructive, supportive manner. It’s ok to disagree and question, it is not ok to dismiss or disparage.

  • Look out for one another.

  • Visitors must exhibit appropriate and respectful conduct towards each other and towards other visitors. All Federal, State, and County Laws and Regulations will be observed.

Ranch Use Policies

  • Walker Creek Ranch forbids the presence and use of any controlled and illegal substances.

  • Firearms, with the exception of on duty peace officers, are not allowed at Walker Creek Ranch.

  • Smoking, including vaping, is not permitted indoors. It is allowed outdoors only in designated areas. Walking around while smoking is a fire hazard and is prohibited. Dispose of butts appropriately!

  • Only service animals with express permission are allowed at Walker Creek Ranch. No pets or emotional support animals allowed.

  • Using the internet to view or download pornographic, threatening or obscene material is prohibited.

  • Swimming without a lifeguard and pre-approval is not allowed.

  • No public nudity is allowed, especially at the pond.

  • Quiet hours are 11pm to 7am. NO EXCEPTIONS. Please respect and be considerate to your neighbors and Walker Creek Ranch staff living on site.

  • Please drive slowly and carefully at all times and only park in designated parking areas.

  • Fires are only allowed in the Amphitheater campfire pit. Use may be restricted during high fire danger. Extinguish the fire at the end of the evening using the water hose provided.

  • Close doors to lodges and meeting rooms to keep animals out.

  • Give space to the animals and remember we share a home.

  • All meals are to be in the dining hall. Cooking is not allowed in campgrounds or other lodging and locations on the ranch. Keep food in the dining hall, in sealed containers in classrooms, in the lodge refrigerator, or stored safely in your car.

  • Alcohol consumption is limited to the area immediately around the Barn from 8PM to 11PM. No alcohol consumption is allowed in parking lots or camping areas.

These behaviors don't belong at SAREX 2019

  • Being disruptive or drinking excessively.

  • Homophobia, racism or behavior that discriminates against a group or class of people.

  • Sexual harassment of any kind, including unwelcome sexual attention and inappropriate physical contact.