Scouting

Dr. Ken King is a Scouter from St. Charles, Illinois. He formerly served as a committee member for his son's Boy Scout troop and serves as Training Chair for the Central Region of the Boy Scouts of America. He also serves as a Central Region Area 7 Associate Advisor.


In addition, he is a member-at-large of the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America, providing service on a number of BSA program, training and curriculum development task forces.

Program Development
Ken was involved in the development of the 2014 Venturing program materials and helped author the youth and advisor handbooks.  As a member of the Cub Adventure Team, he helped design, author, and field test the new Cub Scout program materials released in 2015.  He also participated in the development of the program materials for the Lion Scout pilot project.

Outdoor Adventure
In addition to twenty summers on camp staff, Ken has participated in high adventure expeditions to the Northern Tier and the Florida Seabase and has served as a staff member for the 1993, 2005, 2010, 2013 and 2017 National Scout Jamborees.  He participated as a member of the European Camp Staff program, spending a summer working for the Scout Association of Ireland. He served as a member of the International Service Team for the 2007 World Scout Jamboree and as a contingent advisor for the 2013 World Scout Moot.  He is preparing to serve as a staff member for the upcoming 2019 World Scout Jamboree.  Additionally, he has served as a faculty member at the Philmont Training Center and the National Camping School program on several occasions.

Membership Growth Initiatives
Ken serves with the National Education Relationships committee and is serving now as the chair for that committee. The focus of the committee is to strengthen relationships between the Boy Scouts of America and schools. 

Youth Participation
As a youth, Ken was a Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Explorer. He earned the Eagle Scout Award with a Silver Palm, and served as an Order of the Arrow Lodge officer, receiving the Vigil Honor during his tenure as vice chief of the Kit-Ke-Hak-O-Kut Lodge.


My full Scouting resume is linked below.

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