In 1965, a busload of boy scouts go for a camping trip, where they start telling campfire tales. One of the older scouts, in attempt to scare the youngers, tells the "true story" about The Berko Brothers , which according to the legend, used to be a pair of Italian brothers who crashed their plane near the area years ago.
A young teenager named Mikey Walsh finds an old treasure map in his father's attic. Hoping to save their homes from demolition, Mikey and his friends Data Wang, Chunk Cohen, and Mouth Devereaux run off on a big quest to find the secret stash of Pirate One-Eyed Willie.
Joan Wilder is thrust back into a world of murder, chases, foreign intrigue... and love. This time out she's duped by a duplicitous Arab dignitary who brings her to the Middle East, ostensibly to write a book about his life.