Jorge enters a short story contest and wins a dinner with his favorite horror novelist, Stephanie Queen, and decides to bring along a few of his fellow campers for the thrilling experience. Meanwhile, Xander must act as referee between Emma and Ravi.
Things get scary at Camp Kikiwaka when the campers start disappearing one by one. When they finally uncover the culprit with the axe to grind, he takes them on a thrill ride the campers will never forget!
Zuri, Jorge and Tiffany enlist the support of an unexpected camper to help restore an abandoned tree house they found as their new hangout. Meanwhile, Emma and Lou, Ravi and Xander get competitive during a friendly game of billiards.
The campers participate in a gift-making activity for the upcoming holiday and Griff is not into it. Ravi and Lou try to create a special memory for Griff, while Santa asks Jorge to babysit for one of his reindeers.