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[skout-kraft, -krahft]
  1. practice of or skill at scouting.
  2. skill in the program of activities of the Boy Scouts or the Girl Scouts.
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Origin of scoutcraft

First recorded in 1900–05; scout1 + craft
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for scoutcraft

Historical Examples

  • It made noise; and we must get the burros by Scoutcraft alone.

    Pluck on the Long Trail

    Edwin L. Sabin

  • For ten minutes more, the two were deep in the intricacies of Scoutcraft.

  • Anyway, I've been shown the very finest kind of scoutcraft, and that little smile I started with has turned to pride.

  • He need not be an expert at scoutcraft; a good scout master will discover experts for the various activities.

    Boy Scouts Handbook

    Boy Scouts of America

  • And in the second week Ricky's girls learned a lesson of greater value to them than all the scoutcraft they loved.


    Jane D. Abbott