When budget cuts threaten their favorite school programs, 7th grader Drea Thomas and her friends enthusiastically agree to raise the money themselves. Drea's convinced she can win $10,000 in a radio station contest, but classmate and rival Arlene Blake thinks otherwise. With time running out, and an argument between her two baby-sitting regulars Matt and Rebecca Long running on, Drea leads a "Secret Adventure" to an incredible tropical jungle. There, as "wild" animals, the three of them learn the importance of teamwork. Back at school, Drea's energetic efforts to save the schools extra-curricular activities lead to a smashing result!