Messengers of Peace Badge

Messengers of Peace (MOP)

mop_logoAll over the world Scouts are “Creating a Better World” by doing remarkable work in the communities in which they live.  SCOUTS South Africa encourages its members to initiate service projects within their communities so they too can be useful and help othersThese projects can cover any one of the following categories: Life skills, HIV/AIDS Awareness, Food for life, Global Warming & Climate change, Renewable Energy & Reduce, reuse, recycle, Access to clean drinking water, Needs of street children and child headed homes, Addressing the needs of people with disabilities, Drug prevention, Child protection and welfare or Biodiversity conservation. More information about Messengers of Peace here.

Messengers of Peace Badge

Placement of badge

Above the left front pocket, where an event/activity badge is placed.

MOP Badge Requirements

Requirements for Cubs (only to be worn while a Cub)
  1. Together with your Pack carry out a community service project of 10 hours or more.
  2. Ensure your Akela uploads the Messengers of Peace project on the Messengers of Peace website.
  3. Inform the national office via projects@scouts.org.za
Requirements for Scouts (only to be worn while a Scout)
  1. Worked as part of a team or lead a team doing a community project for more than 20 hours.
  2. Ensure the leader of the team has uploaded the Messengers of Peace project on the MoP website.
  3. Inform the national office via projects@scouts.org.za
Requirements for Rovers (only to be worn while a Rover)
  1. Worked as part of a team or lead a team doing a community project for more than 30 hours.
  2. Part of the 30 hours can be used to assist Cubs/Scouts with their projects (Max 10hrs in total).
  3. Ensure the leader of the team has uploaded the Messengers of Peace project on the MoP website.
  4. Inform the national office via projects@scouts.org.za.
Requirements for adults
Pack Scouters

Have:

  1. Worked as part of an adult team of parents and/ or Scouters doing a community project for more than 30 hours.
    OR
  2. Coordinated and worked with a team of Cubs, on one project through which 80% of the Pack obtain the Messengers of Peace badge, and work with a team of Adults on a project for more than 10 hours.
    OR
  3. Coordinated and worked with a team of Cubs, on two or more community projects for more than 20 hours through which 80% of the Pack obtain the Messengers of Peace badge.
  4. Ensure the leader of the team has uploaded the Messengers of Peace project on the Messengers of Peace website.
  5. Inform the national office via projects@scouts.org.za.
Troop Scouters

Have:

  1. Worked as part of an adult team of parents and/ or Scouters doing a community project for more than 30 hours.
    OR
  2. Coordinated and worked with a team of Scouts doing one or more community projects through which 80% of the Troop obtain the Messengers of Peace badge.
  3. Ensure the leader of the team has uploaded the Messengers of Peace project on the Messengers of Peace website.
  4. Inform the national office via projects@scouts.org.za
Rover Scouters

Have:

  1. Worked as part of an adult team of parents and/or Scouters doing a community project for more than 30 hours.
  2. Supported and worked with a team of Rovers doing one or more community projects through which 80% of the Crew obtain the Messengers of Peace badge.
  3. Ensure the leader of the team has uploaded the Messengers of Peace project on the Messengers of Peace website.
  4. Inform the national office via projects@scouts.org.za.

Register & Get your MOP Badge

Please note: You will only be sold the MOP Badge after confirmation by our Fundraising and Projects Assistant Nosisa Mhlathi of receival of the MOP Page link.