News & Activities

Sleeping Giant District - Bring a Buddy to Pinewood Derby Posted Apr. 22, 2014
  Questions - Contact Mark Parisi
Sleeping Giant District - District Pinewood Derby - Sleeping Giant Posted Jan. 15, 2014
Sleeping Giant District
Pinewood Derby Finals
Saturday April 26th 2014
In the showroom of
900 Universal Drive
North Haven
More Information Questions - Contact Mark Parisi
Sleeping Giant District - Spring Kick Off 2014 Posted Apr. 22, 2014
Click Link "more Information" for passport and tool kit
More Information Questions - Contact Donna Funk
Sleeping Giant District - 2014 BOY SCOUT LEADER TRAINING Posted Apr. 3, 2014
Hosted by the Lighthouse, Sleeping Giant and Wepawaug Valley Districts

Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Specific in class training (Session 1)
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (Session 2)

WHO: All Registered Boy Scout Leaders
WHAT: Required Training for YOU to Run a Quality Program

Session 1 (In-class)
Dress in Class A Uniform and please bring a bag lunch
WHEN: Saturday, April 12, 2013, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
WHERE: Atwater Library on Route 80- in North Branford.
COST: $5.00 early bird, $10 at the door

Session 2 (Weekend)
WHEN: Friday, May 9, 5:00 PM to Saturday, May 10, 2014, 10:00 PM
WHERE: Deer Lake Scout Reservation, Killingworth, CT
COST: $10.00, includes Saturday lunch, and participants will provide their own meals for Saturday breakfast and dinner

Registration Deadline
Preferred by April 8, 2014

More details will be sent to registrants as the training nears. For more information, contact Andrew Parfitt,, Michele Speeg, or Nora Slanski,

More Information Questions - Contact Michele Speeg
Sleeping Giant District - CUB SCOUT LEADER SPECIFIC TRAINING Posted Apr. 6, 2014
Get ready for a great new year!
Monday, May 12, 2014
Cub Scout Breakout Session
Maloney High School Cafeteria
121 Gravel Street, Meriden

Cost: $5 per person payable in cash at the door.

If you register you are responsible for fee even if you do not come to class.
DEADLINE: return form to Nancy Yeager by May 5, 2014.

Register early so we can provide the best training for you and your fellow leaders.

Please complete this form and email

Coordinators: Nancy Yeager, SG District Training Co-Chair

Michele Speeg, SG District Training Co-Chair
More Information Questions - Contact Nancy Yeager
Sleeping Giant District - Wepawaug &Sleeping Giant Spring Camporee Posted Mar. 31, 2014
Hunger Games

DATE: Friday May 16 – Sunday May 18
LOCATION: North Haven Fair Grounds
CONTACT: Mark Parisi
203 234-2986 home 203 376-6591 cell


Para cord
Survival Foods
Snares, Traps and Tracking
Knife and Axe Throwing
Sling Shots
Bamboo Shooters
Whittling and Totin’ Chip Station
Bandana uses
No Match Fire Making

All Units All Districts Welcome
More Information Questions - Contact Mark Parisi
Sleeping Giant District - Parade Information for Sleeping Giant Posted Apr. 22, 2014
Click "More Information" link to get Parade Information
More Information Questions - Contact Barbara Marek
Sleeping Giant District - Wah Wah Taysee Posted Apr. 23, 2014
  Questions - Contact Barbara Marek
Sleeping Giant District - District Dinner 2014 Posted Mar. 30, 2014
******Save the Date******

Sleeping Giant District Dinner
, June ??, 2014
Join us in celebrating another successful year of bringing the Scouting Program to the youth of our District

See MORE INFORMATION below for flyer.
  Questions - Contact Christopher Luise
Sleeping Giant District - BSA Nova Awards Program Posted Oct. 28, 2013
The Boy Scouts of America's NOVA Awards program incorporates learning with cool activities and exposure to science, technology, engineering and mathematics for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venturers. The hope is that the requirements and activities for earning these awards stimulates interest in STEM-related fields and shows how science, technology, engineering and mathematics apply to everyday living and the world around them. Counselors and mentors help bring this engaging, contemporary, and fun program to life for youth members.

Click on the following BSA link to learn more about the program.

More Information Questions - Contact Michael Berthiaume
Sleeping Giant District - Achewon Chapter Meeting Posted Jan. 9, 2014
Achewon Chapter Meeting held at 6:30 - 7:30 on the 2nd Monday of the month, starting before Sleeping Giant District Roundtable

Everyone from Owaneco Lodge and Achewon Chapter are welcome
  Questions - Contact Michael Kennedy
Sleeping Giant District - Need to Update your Training Info? Posted Aug. 30, 2013
Are your training records out of date or missing important pieces of information? Please click the ‘More Information’ link to be taken to the ‘Scout Leader Training Update Form’.

It’s a simple and easy way to update your records for you or someone in your unit.

Just click on the ‘More Information’ tab below, or follow:
More Information Questions - Contact Blaine Boxwell, III
Sleeping Giant District - OA Troop Representative Posted Jan. 9, 2014
Some have asked how active District Units are with monthly Chapter meetings with OA Troop Representatives

Unit Leaders; you can use the OA Troop Representatives position as a Advancement/leadership position

see "more information"
  Questions - Contact Michael Kennedy
Sleeping Giant District - District Committee Meeting Posted Aug. 30, 2013
District Committee Meeting every 1st Monday of the month (except July) at the North Haven Rec Center at 7:00 pm

You dont need to be on a committee to attend, everyone is welcome to bring ideas to the table
  Questions - Contact Christopher Luise
Sleeping Giant District - Facebook Posted Jan. 9, 2014
Become a fan of the Sleeping Giant District on Facebook.

Simply seach for "Sleeping Giant District CT Yankee Council"

Once on the page, click LIKE to become a fan and you’ll receive updates as to what’s happening in the Sleeping Giant District


CLICK LINK ON LOWER LEFT "more information"
More Information Questions - Contact Michael Kennedy
Sleeping Giant District - Deer Lake Maintenance Committee Posted Jan. 9, 2014
Deer Lake Maintenance Committee is looking for volunteers interested in helping us keep the camp in top condition by participating in work parties from time to time. Please join our Yahoo group to receive information about work party opportunities, and to see photos and get news about what's going on at Deer Lake! To join, please click the "More Information" link, or send an e-mail to . There's no obligation if you join, and you will receive the latest updates by e-mail
More Information Questions - Contact Ted Langevin
Sleeping Giant District - Website Updating Posted Jan. 9, 2014
for faster website updates, please have ready so I can cut and paste into system if not it may take me a while to get to it.

FYI: Only one link/file is availible at this time (more information) to be added to your news listing.

Thanks Mike
  Questions - Contact Michael Kennedy