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 is presently the Central Region Venturing program's Associate Advisor for Administration. He was also recently appointed as Training Chair for the Central Region of the Boy Scouts of America.
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. Locally, he serves as a merit badge counselor in the Pathway to Adventure Council.
Ken was involved in the development of the new 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.
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 and
2013 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 has also served as a faculty member at the Philmont Training Center and the National Camping School program on several occasions.
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.