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
2014 JASY Trip Recap
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.”
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
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
Emily Smith '15
Hometown: Lakewood, NY
Major/Minor: Childhood & Special Education, Spanish & Instructional Technology
Why did you sign up for JASY 2014?: I have been on service trips before and feel that they are so meaningful to everyone involved. I love kids and see how sports can play such an important role in their lives. I also feel that it will help me grow as I enter the professional field of education.
Role at JASY Camp: Swim Instructor