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About Us

The Queen Anne's County Character Counts! Program has joined forces with the CommUNITY Mentoring Partnership and Developmental Assets to have the largest possible impact on the youth of Queen Anne's County.


All children and youth need caring, supportive adults in their lives in order to become responsible, productive citizens in their community. 


The Character Counts! Advisory Council believes in using a four-step model to help build citizens of character.

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Meet Our Staff

Advisory Board 

Character Counts! Coach Specialist


Become a Character Coach!

Make a Donation! 

The Character Pillar for the Month for September is RESPONSIBILITY:
*Do what you're supposed to do. Do what you say you'll do
*Persevere... keep on trying
*Always do your Best
*Use self-control and self-discipline
*Think before you act -consider the consequences
* Be accountable for your choices


Character Counts! and the Centreville Rotary announce  the ...

Did Someone say
"CARING" Bears?


 QACTV CC! Super Show" Episodes ...


with Coach Lance and Coach Jay

 VOLUNTEERS are NEEDED as character coaches in the Queen Anne's County Public Schools for the

2021-2022 school year! 

WE are hoping that we'll be up and running and back in the school come this fall. We will need Coaches to provide lessons for the upcoming school year. 

Do you want to be a Character Counts! coach? Come join us for one of the New Coach Training Classes and get started today ...

Please contact us for details!!


Please consider reaching out to our children and youth, who are our greatest assets. Join our growing family of volunteers who make a positive impact on our community. They need YOU to be that caring resource to help them be all that they can be!

2021 Faye Lister
"Teen Of Character" Scholarship

Congratulations to Queen Anne's County High School Senior Kamryn Brandt. Kamryn was awarded the 

2021 Faye Lister "Teen of Character" Scholarship .

This $500 scholarship is

made possible through the

Centreville Rotary

and is available to any

high school senior who

resides in

Queen Anne’s County

and exemplifies the

Six Pillars of Character –

Trustworthiness, Respect,

Responsibility, Fairness,

Caring & Citizenship. 

2021 Jacki Carter
Young People Who Care Award

QAC was  in search of QAC middle and high school students that want to create a positive change in their community by implementing a youth-led service project.

This year there are 2 Winners!

Congratulations to Madison Mitchell and Jacob Dalrymple for your outstanding ideas.

Sponsored by 

Queen Anne's County Council for Children and Youth


Community Partnerships for Children and Families

The Character Pillar RESPECT 

Storytime with Julie Ranelli and the QACLibrary

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Character Counts!

Voted QAC Best in 2020 as...

"Organization that Makes Our Community

a Better Place"


"A Favorite Community Activity

Due to the Coronavirus, life as we know it has changed. Thoughts and prayers go out to all during this very uncertain time.

Stay Home,

Stay Well and Be Safe!

Upcoming Events

Character Counts! Advisory Council

If you would like to become a member, Please come join us - we meet  at 9:00 on the 3rd Wednesday of every month. 


 VOLUNTEERS are NEEDED as mentors  in

Queen Anne's County 

Make a difference in the lives of those who are in need of mentoring. Mentoring helps one make better decisions that affect their lives

and empowers them to fulfill their dreams.


*Providing  Opportunities for Youth

Ages 16 to 24

*Mentors must be 18 years or older.