1st Edition

Book Of Woodcraft

By Ernest T. Seton Copyright 2006

    First published in 2005. The child within all of us cannot fail to respond to this charming book written in a more innocent age, but full of timeless truths and a prescient environmental wisdom. This is the great book of the woodcraft movement of the early twentieth century, glorifying the outdoor life, conservation, self development and the preservation of Native American ways built upon centuries of respect for the environment.

    Chapter 1 Principles of Woodcraft; Chapter 2 The Spartans of the West; Chapter 3 Woodland Songs, Dances, and Ceremonies; Chapter 4 Suggested Programs; Chapter 5 General Scouting Indoors; Chapter 6 General Scouting Outdoors; Chapter 7 Signaling and Indian Signs; Chapter 8 Campercraft or The Summer Camp; Chapter 9 Games for the Camp; Chapter 10 Health and Woodland Medicine; Chapter 11 Natural History; Chapter 12 Mushrooms, Fungi, or Toadstools; Chapter 13 Forestry; Chapter 14 Some Indian Ways; Chapter 15 Campfire Stories or Glimpses of Indian Character;


    ERNEST THOMPSON SETON (1860–1946) emigrated from England to Canada at the age of six. He founded the Woodcraft Indians in 1902, and was co-founder of the Boy Scouts of America in 1910.