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  • noun A set of outdoor skills learned in scouting that include camping, hiking and pioneering


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  • "scoutcraft" and is a combination of observation, deduction and handiness -- or the ability to do.

    Outdoor Sports and Games Claude H. Miller

  • The Commander preferred her private scoutcraft to the transporter for surprise visits.

    Dwellers in the Crucible Margaret Wander Bonanno 1990

  • In principle the appearance of the scoutcraft and the seedship was interesting but from a political and military standpoint the event was immaterial.

    Planet Mechanica Scheer, Karl 1977

  • However, as they crossed the strip of jungle to 'reach the ship, both of them applied their scoutcraft to discovering whether or not they were being trailed.

    Galactic Derelict Norton, Andre 1959

  • It would be a test in which every faculty of the searcher's scoutcraft would be brought into active exercise.

    Kiddie the Scout Robert Leighton

  • He at once began to exercise his scoutcraft in the endeavour to puzzle out the mystery.

    Kiddie the Scout Robert Leighton

  • Now, I want every boy to go home and spend the time he can spare before the start studying all the Scout rules, and brushing up his memory on scoutcraft and campcraft.

    The Boy Scout Automobilists or, Jack Danby in the Woods Robert Maitland

  • In the days of Kiddie's convalescence, Rube learnt many a lesson in scoutcraft; lessons which he hastened to put into practice.

    Kiddie the Scout Robert Leighton

  • "I thought as much," Tom remarked laughingly, at the same time carefully picking several tiny objects up, which he held before the eyes of the admiring farmer, who had doubtless never before heard of such a thing as "scoutcraft."

    The Boy Scouts of Lenox Frank V. Webster

  • I trust your interest in their various doings along the line of scoutcraft will be strong enough to induce you to secure the previous volumes in this series in order to learn at first hand of the numerous achievements they have placed to their credit.

    The Banner Boy Scouts Snowbound A Tour on Skates and Iceboats George A. Warren


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