Definition of campcraft in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkampkraːft/


[mass noun]
Knowledge and skill required for an outdoor life lacking modern conveniences: scouts learned campcraft and cold-weather survival
More example sentences
  • As part of their expeditions, young people are taught skills including campcraft, map reading and mountain survival.
  • Orienteering, team challenges and campcraft formed the bulk of level 1 subject matter.
  • This slim book - a little more than a hundred pages - is his account of the skills he used on his journeys, and it covers basic campcraft at a size you can easily slip in your backpack.

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