Willamina (Will) Rader's parents have forced her to go to fat camp to start losing weight MUCH to her chagrin. As a form of rebellion, Will is determined to NOT lose weight.
She meets Becca, a sweet returning camper who is an idealist about this camp;even though she gained all the weight back she lost last summer. Becca and Will bond and become bunk mates with Amber, Chloe, and Caitlin, the pretty girls at camp. To these girls, this camp is fun and inspiring, which makes them the perfect nemesis for Will.
Amber and Chloe are outspoken against the fact that Will selling candy to the campers. However, Caitlin quietly takes advantage of Will's enterprise. Amber tattles on Caitlin for being bulimic and unintentionally gets her kicked out of the camp.
Becca rats Will out to Dr.Rand for selling prohibited food. Amber and Will have it out over who pushed Caitlin to the brink.
Will breaks out of camp and stops at a local diner. She orders an unhealthy feast where she runs into Dr. Rand. She's given the choice to go stay with her uncle for the summer but Will decides to stay.