Definition of campcraft in English:

campcraft

noun

  • [mass noun] Knowledge and skill required for an outdoor life lacking modern conveniences:

    ‘scouts learned campcraft and cold-weather survival’
    • ‘We offer two levels of campcraft courses.’
    • ‘Orienteering, team challenges and campcraft formed the bulk of level 1 subject matter.’
    • ‘As part of their expeditions, young people are taught skills including campcraft, map reading and mountain survival.’
    • ‘The activities and requirements in the workbook will help a lad learn beginning campcraft, outdoor safety, and awareness of his home and community environment.’
    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation:

campcraft

/ˈkampkraːft/