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
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
Laura Burgstrom '14
Hometown: Spencerport, NY
Major/Minor: History, Adolescence Education, Special Education
Why did you sign up for JASY 2014?: It seemed like a fun and collaborative way to give back to children who truly deserve it.
Role at JASY Camp: Futbol Coach
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.