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

Chris Keyes '10

Chris Keyes

Hometown: Fairport

Major/Minor: Sport Management and Communication/Journalism

Why did you sign up for JASY 2014?: I signed up for JASY because it was something that I always wanted to be a part of as an undergrad, but never had the opportunity to do. I feel that it is very important to educate through sport. It is something that I try to do in my career and I look forward to the challenge of teaching these children as much as I can.

Role at JASY Camp: At JASY camp I will be helping the children in the pool and taking pictures and video of our amazing journey!


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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