News & Activities

Sleeping Giant District - Scout Games need your Help Posted Jul. 30, 2014
Kids Games at the North Haven Fair is run by Webelos, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Venturing. These games are geared towards the youth (young & old).

Games are FREE and a GREAT way for Scouting to have good exposure

This can count towards a Scouts service hours

Contact Mark Parisi if your interested
  Questions - Contact Mark Parisi
Sleeping Giant District - North Haven Fair, Scout Unit Entry Posted Jul. 30, 2014
North Haven Fair Scout Exhibits - Sept 4th-7th 2014


Note: The Fair Committee will use all diligence to insure the safety of exhibits after arrival on the fair
grounds but will not be responsible for loss, damage or etc. to same.

1. All entry forms must be in by August 16th.
2. Exhibits must be set up Tuesday Sept 2nd between 7 and 9 p.m.
3. Readily combustible material should not be used.
4. Display should contain articles made by the scouts.
5. Limited booths available.
6. No entry fee required.
7. No individual entries, state Troop, Den, Crew or Pack number on entry.

Scout Exhibit Class 235

First Second Third Fourth Fifth
25.00 20.00 15.00 10.00 5.00

Click "more information" for entry form
More Information Questions - Contact Michael Kennedy
Sleeping Giant District - Webelos Woods 2014 for Webelos Posted Jul. 23, 2014

Saturday-Sunday, September 13-14, 2014
At Deer Lake Scout Reservation, Killingworth, CT

Attention Webelos Scouts & a Parent/Guardian. Come camp with a Boy Scout Troop & learn new skills, as well as requirements toward Readyman, Forester, & Outdoorsman Webelos Pins.

Registration Fee of $30.00 is for 1 Webelos Scout & 1 Parent Combo. Fee includes 1 night of camping, Saturday lunch & supper, and Sunday breakfast. Please eat breakfast Saturday morning before you arrive and be ready to go when you get there. Please see gear list.

For questions contact Scoutmaster Matt Banas at:
203-996-3332 or
More Information Questions - Contact Lisa Gagne
Sleeping Giant District - Webelos Woods 2014 for Troops Posted May. 29, 2014

Needs your Troop’s help for
Webelos Woods

At Deer Lake Scout Reservation, Killingworth, CT

We need 2 troop leaders and 2-4 experienced scouts from your troop to help out.
We will try our best to give you a Webelos Den from your town.

Troops arrive Friday night, September 12, 2014
Webelos arrive Saturday morning.
Event runs thru Sunday morning, September 14, 2014.

For more information contact Scoutmaster Matt Banas at:
203-996-3332 or
More Information Questions - Contact Lisa Gagne
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