We are a dedicated civic service organization, established in 1971 in Oneida County. Our local chapter strive to provide the people of Utica/Rome with programs and events that uplift those in need of a hand up.

Our senior programs provide leadership opportunities, member fellowship and community meals to those in need. Our youth program offers student trips, events, presentations, internships, shadow opportunities, and other activities for the continued development of our junior frontiers. The men and woman whom are members of this dedicated organization, truly live by our motto of "Service", each and every day.

Upcoming events

COVID-19 MITIGATION RESPONSE (Masks, sanitizer, hand wash info)

Don't Bring it Home

“Don’t Bring it Home” Covid 19 Mitigation Team


The project is being led by Samantha Tavarez (Biomedical Science major at Rochester Institute of Technology), Alexandria Paul (Kinesiology major at Delaware State University), and Dr. Shyqual Lewis, all prior Junior Frontiers who currently serve as members of the Junior Frontier Alumni Impact Coalition.


June 12, 2020 3pm-6pm (or until all gone for each distribution date)

EMPOWERMENT CENTER @ 230 James St. Utica, NY 13501

June 19th @ Stuben & Eagle Street

June 26th @ Mohawk St. Hannaford


There WILL be additional distributions throughout the summer STAY TUNED!!!


July August and September, “the Don’t Bring it Home II “ Covid  19 Mitigation Program will continue with distribution dates for mitigation packages distribution dates to be determined


June 15, 2020 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. "Staying Safe this Summer"

Virtual Town Hall Planned for ALL Middle & High School Students

"Improving Relationships Between Students of Color and Law Enforcement”

Presented by the Mohawk Valley Frontiers, Jr. Frontiers, and Jr. Frontiers Alumni Impact Coalition in cooperation with The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties.

Panelists will include Mr. Musco Millner, Retired New York State Police Captain and current Director of Campus Safety at Utica College and Syracuse Chief of Police, Kenton Buckner.

Online: Phone: 1-646-876-9923 Zoom Meeting ID: 81360811004


Mohawk Valley Jr. Frontiers Annual banquet,  (Date pending due to COVID 19)


July 19 - July 25, 2020 

Frontiers International National Convention: to be held in Houston, TX (pending due to COVID-19).


August 6 - 8, 2020

The Junior Frontiers virtual Summit will be held on August 6-9,  2020.

A series of webinars on important topics that are effecting and transforming the lives of Junior Frontiers and their families across the country.  All Junior Frontiers clubs around the USA are invited to participate. Topics such as, Understanding the college admissions process; Financing College; Pursuit of Educational Excellence by the Student, Teaching and Educating Students of Color;  etc....