After a bully learns of his father’s abused past and one special summer camp, he sets out to make his father’s 30-year camp reunion unforgettable.
A middle-aged single father, Steve, struggles to turn his son Ricky’s life of bullying around. On a day when Ricky has already tested his dad's nerves, Steve learns his first love will not attend the upcoming camp reunion. As punishment, Steve forces Ricky to clean their attic. While knee deep in dust bunnies and boxes he stumbles across one of Steve’s childhood journals. Little does Ricky know that what he is about to read will change both his and his father’s lives forever.Ricky gets a glimpse back to the mid-1980’s where his father gets smacked around by the school bully. If that is not enough torture, his home life is growing increasingly rough and physical. To give Steve a break from being bullied, his mother decides to send him off to summer camp. While at camp Steve gains what will be life-long friendships.The story of his dad's summer serves as an inspiration for Ricky as he sets out to help create the surprise of a lifetime for his father.