Morris "Mud" Himmel has a problem. His parents desperately want to send him away to summer camp. He hates going to summer camp, and would do anything to get out of it. Talking to his friends, he realises that they are all facing the same sentence: a boring summer camp. Together with his friends, he hatches a plan to trick all the parents into sending them to a camp of his own design, which would actually be a parent-free paradise. Blackmailing former drama teacher Dennis Van Welker into helping, they must convince the parents that the camp is genuine, and that they aren't allowed to visit... Written by
Murray Chapman <email@example.com>
No parents, no counselors, no rules.
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Did You Know?
In the early trailers, the make your own omelet scene included the invention of the popcorn omelet. It grew into a ball then exploded sending kids flying out the windows. This scene was cut from the final film and removed from future trailers. See more
Zack's hands switch from inside his pockets, to outside, then back again while he is standing on the rock yelling for everyone to shut up. See more
Dad! Just because I'm smart doesn't mean I can't act stupid.
If Mud's guilty I am too.
Me too! I'm smart enough to act stupid.
Yeah and I'm stupid too! Well... you know what I mean.
Filmed entirely on location -- Nowhere [Actually: Golden Oak Ranch, Newhall, California] See more
Written by Frank Samuels
Courtesy of Associated Production Music See more