[skout-kraft, -krahft]


practice of or skill at scouting.
skill in the program of activities of the Boy Scouts or the Girl Scouts.

Origin of scoutcraft

First recorded in 1900–05; scout1 + craft Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for scoutcraft

Historical Examples of scoutcraft

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

  • 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