Cassie Cyan Knight — former Texas girl, forever fashion plate — has finally started to adjust to life in preppy, rural Maine. But then Cassie learns that the sixth grade is going on a field trip...to a nature preserve! There, Cassie will have to endure hiking, camping and — gulp! — white-water rafting. Worse, how on earth is Cassie supposed to survive without cell reception and hair products? But with a little luck, a lot of pluck, and her supportive best friend, Etoile, Cassie may just conquer the wilderness after all, and teach her classmates a thing or two about camping in style!