A masquerade ball is planned by Deb, and Damon's gang use this event to sneak into the camp. Meanwhile, Amy, Alex and Cricket seek Deputy Sykes' assistance in investigating Deb after they discuss the strange occurrences the around camp.
The counselors go into town for the night, while Blair and Joel stay back at camp with the kids. In town, Cricket flirts with Damon to incite jealousy in Alex, but Damon pushes the envelope, and he and Alex get into a physical altercation.
The campers arrive at Camp Stillwater. Meanwhile, Alex and Blotter grow curious about the woods when one shy kid who wanders around talking to himself begins communicating cryptic messages and telling them about "the Tall Man."
In the series premiere, seven counselors begin working at a summer camp that's set to reopen after many years vacant. Amy, the only counselor who didn't attend Camp Stillwater as a child, soon begins to sense a darkness at the seemingly idyllic location.