Helping Chautauqua County Youth to Flourish
Our unique blend of programs available to all youth in Chautauqua County meets them where they are, providing the academic, athletic, mentoring, and social emotional supports they need. Sign your kid up today!
Mentor One Child. Change Two Lives
Our evidence-based Mentoring program has made a difference to the lives of hundreds of Chautauqua County youth. Volunteer with us, and help youth flourish in your community!
Keeping Youth On Track!
Our On-Track Tutoring Program provides in-person and online tutoring support to youth K-12 across Chautauqua County of all levels and abilities. Sign up, and keep your kid on track!
Striders started as a track club in 1979, and still provides youth track development programs, and race opportunities for runners of all ages.
There are many ways to get involved with the Striders mission. Check out our event calendar for all that’s going on!
Be a Striders Tutor
Striders provides tutoring services to students in multiple locations in person in Jamestown and Dunkirk, and online across the county. Contact us if you'd like to help Chautauqua County youth suceed!
What We Do
In person and online tutoring, enrichment activities, and workshops for youth K-12. Tutoring available in North and South County.
Development and wellness programming helping youth to Finish Strong.
Mentor One Child. Change Two Lives. Our volunteer mentors make a positive difference to the lives of Chautauqua County Youth.
Our Social Emotional Learning Facilitators lead weekly small group sessions focused on giving participants the skills to have a positive school experience.
Chautauqua Striders in Numbers
Youth Served a Year
of students improved grades
of student social-emotional improvement
“You Do it All!”
“Nothing Short of Amazing”
Bryan – Parent
“Thank you for all that you do!”
K. Sorensen – Mentee