Jamaica Service Trip

What is JASY?

Jamaican Advantage Thru Sports for Youth (JASY) provides two annual week-long summer camps for economically disadvantaged Jamaican youth from Kingston.

The main JASY camp utilizes sports training as a vehicle to improve self-esteem, physical well being, teamwork, Christian values and cross-cultural learning.

Jr. JASY features storytelling, art and crafts, music, and sports games with the hope of changing children’s lives.


SJFC JASY Team 2014

2012 SJFC JASY Team


JASY Trip Details

What: Jamaican Advantage Thru Sports for Youth (JASY) Day Camp

Where: University of West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica

When: May 16-25, 2014

Why: To bring hope, joy, and positively impact 100 at-risk youth, 8-13 years old, utilizing sports training as a vehicle to improve self-esteem, physical well-being, teamwork, Christian values, and cross-cultural learning.


Meet the JASY Team

Brandie Rice '15

Brandie Rice

Hometown: Fremont, NH

Major/Minor: Childhood and Special Education

Why did you sign up for JASY 2014?: I signed up for JASY Camp because I have always wanted to be a part of a service trip! Also, I love working with kids and sports were a big part of my life growing up! I can't wait to get to know my teammates better, meet new people, and experience new things!

Role at JASY Camp: I am excited to be a part of the crafts portion of camp!

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How to Help Team JASY

JASY camp is provided at no cost to the campers on behalf of sponsorships, donations, the SJFC team, and the JASY organization. You can help!

Sponsor a Camper

Help make summer camp a reality for the children of Riverton by sponsoring a camper.

Buy a Wristband

iBelieve...Every Child Matters wristband

Donate $3 or more and receive an "iBelieve... Every Child Matters" wristband. See a JASY teammate for details.

Jamaican Advantage thru Sports for Youth

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