The website uses "cookies", both internal and from third parties. Cookies are small text files placed on your end user device and help us to distinguish you from other users, to enhance your experience on If you continue, we'll assume that you are happy to receive cookies on our website. You can change your browser's cookie settings at any time. To find out more about how we use cookies and how to manage your browser settings read our Cookies Policy.


Is it just Adult Leaders who are allowed to do the projects ?

11th Oct 2013

Muhd Zikri, Singapore
Is it just Adult Leader who can do projects regarding MOP ? Can youth do and plan out their projects by themselves ???

capt ibrahim faruk musa (rtd), Nigeria
yes the youth can also do projects

Umit Savas Baran, Turkey
why not this pages initiatives all of for you. ,,,,,,,ıt is also very scoyutingway to discuss and share ur with your leaders. We are looking forward to see your work

Umit Savas Baran, Turkey
which country are you from

Muhd Zikri, Singapore
Singapore... Thank you for the information friend... How can i get the messenger of peace badge and scarf ? Is it an achievement ?

Muhd Zikri I am quite new to here but very old in scouting, I want to answer your first question of if projects are only for adults? In truth, children (cub scouts) and youths are better utilised in project execution than even adults as you are may be thinking. Youths are more resourceful in projects because it brings out their undiscovered talent which is the prime objective of Scouting to train little ones to become useful and meaningful to themselves and the society. So projects are not restricted to adults alone.

Muhd Zikri, Singapore
Thank you my dear friend. I just hope Peace can be restored in the world we live in now.

Peter Illig, Switzerland
Hi Scouts! Thank you for this question! In Scouting, we are over 1 million local Scout Groups! Thus, Scouts at the local level are the ones who are closest to seeing the needs and opportunities in their local neighborhoods to do service projects that will make the world a better place! In Messengers of Peace we try to provide resources, tools and examples for Scouts to help create a better world where they live. And, NSOs can also apply for funding to help improve the quality of Scouting they deliver across their country.

Peter Illig, Switzerland
For the Messenger of Peace (MoP) Ring Badge and Scarf - these are available via the online Scoutshop (run out of the UK). Each NSO sets the terms for obtaining the MoP Ring Badge - which is usually that you are registered on this MoP Platform and you have run - and uploaded - your local service project on this MoP Platform.

Muhd Zikri, Singapore
Thank you my dear friends now i have a better picture of MOP

Cynthia Marquez, El Salvador
Hi Muhd. Thanks for your interest in creating more projects. Any person in Scouting can create a project. From Cubs to Leaders, each of them from their own level and using their own skills. We recomend any service action is related to the personal progression or development of the kid, youth or adult leader. All of them can receive the badge as MOP ring badge is to recognise their attitude of service. Here is a link to provide yoyu with more info

Jibon, Bangladesh
Hi I am from I am in Japan to attend Tha jamboree.

Answers (3)

I think it should be a mission for every adult to look for ways to empower and encourage the youth to start, plan, keep doing, find, innovate and DO Messengers of Peace projects by themselves, for themselves and with themselves! In a perfect World the adults would be the mere supporters of such youth action :)

Scouting is about learning by doing. So Scouts can do it!

  • Kaj
  • From Switzerland
  • 16th Oct 2013

why shouldn't a child be allwod to do projects to? I think with all the creativity a child has, there would be a big waste if childs weren't allowd to do projects.

Are you sure you want to delete this?