The film takes place in Palo Alto, Calif. It is 1985 and three fifth-grade boys trying to cope with difficulties in daily life. Chris is with her father and his younger brother in Yosemite National Park. While cruising the three discover a skeleton initially fail to realize that belongs to an animal or a human. Chris tries to convince his father that the bones are human Phil. Phil informs administrators about the revelation park. They determined that it was a bear bones but Chris still not 100% convinced.