A chance discovery of gold in the valley, leads to a land rush brought on by unscrupulous real estate agents. It is up to the kids to uncover the truth about the gold find, and help find justice for all.
After a light plane crashes in Hoot Owl lake. Despite the pilot being saved people begin reporting a ghost in a canoe out on the lake. As investigations continue into both incidents the mystery seems to just deepen.
A strange girl, Emesinah, wanders into the town tired and frightened. She tells a story of a spirit, the Windego having taken her father and wanting to take her as well. The rangers have to sort the situation out before the child scares herself to death.
Mr Flannagan returns from a trip and asks Kathy and the other children to care for a small kitten he has bought for his daughter's birthday. The kids take the instructions to heart and refuse to let anyone in the town to know what the gift is.
Batty McGuire is a boy on the outer with the other children at the camp. His destructive behavior leads to damage around the fort and Chub being injured. Most of the kids want exact revenge, but Chub wonders if there is more to the issue.
Chub while painting Mrs Apple's store encounters a runaway from reform school. The boy is clearly on the run and dangerous and Chub needs to use all his skills to stop the kid from doing something stupid.
Kathy grieving at the recent loss of her horse due to a broken leg encounters a Leprechaun in the forest. No one believes her story until a local Irish family realize who she was really speaking too, and act accordingly.