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.

The Character Pillar for the Month for April is TRUSTWORTHINESS:
*Be Honest
*Don't deceive, cheat or steal
*Be Reliable - do what you say you'll do
*Have the Courage to do the right thing
*Build a good reputation
*Be Loyal - Stand by your friends,               family and country
Remember this video on Trustworthiness? 
Meet Our Staff

Advisory Board 

Character Counts! Coordinator

Character Counts! Coach Specialist


Contact Us

Become a Character Coach!


Join the Mentoring Program! 

Make a Donation! 

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

2021 Faye Lister
"Teen Of Character" Scholarship

Due Friday, April 30, 2021

Applications are now being accepted for 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.

For application and additional details, please click on the link below.

2021 Jacki Carter
Young People Who Care Award

We were 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. Thank you to those of you who applied. We are no longer accepting applications - the deadline was Friday, April 9th, 2021.

Winner to be announced soon... 

Sponsored by 

Queen Anne's County Council for Children and Youth


Community Partnerships for Children and Families


 QACTV CC! Super Show" Episodes ...

The Character Pillar RESPECT 

Storytime with Julie Ranelli and the QACLibrary

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. 


Character Counts!

Voted QAC Best in 2020 as...

"Organization that Makes Our Community

a Better Place"


"A Favorite Community Activity

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

2020-2021 school year! 

WE need Coaches as we continue to provide lessons during "Distance Learning"

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!

 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.  

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