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


2014 JASY Trip Recap

Fisher Team Makes a Difference at 2014 Jamaican Sports Camp for Disadvantaged Youth

Fisher Team Makes a Difference at 2014 Jamaican Sports Camp for Disadvantaged Youth

Right after walking across the stage at Commencement this year, several new graduates joined current students, faculty, staff, and fellow alumni on a trip to Jamaica where they volunteered for 10 days at the Jamaica Advantage Thru Sports Youth (JASY) Day Camp. This is the third trip to the camp that Fisher has organized—a trip that many refer to as “life-changing.”

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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.

iBelieve...Every Child Matters wristband

Buy a Wristband

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

2014 JASY Camp Slideshow

Meet the JASY Team

Tyler Wheelock, Scholarship Programs Coordinator

Tyler Wheelock, Scholarship Programs Coordinator

Hometown: Boonville, NY

Major/Minor: Business, Economics and International Studies/Education

Why did you sign up for JASY 2014?: I have participated in many domestic service immersion trips and had many eye opening experiences. I enjoy meeting and helping new people, and learning about new cultures. JASY 2014 would expand upon these experiences as well help Fisher students gain these experiences as well.

Role at JASY Camp: Olympic Village

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