Leaders in a London Sea Scout troop, Nick Ross and Rob Campbell, meet, but do not like, Tony Kimball, teen singing idol, aboard their jet flight to Canada. There they plan to participate in an international scout jamboree. The highlight of the trip is to be a backwoods camping expedition under the supervision of experienced rangers. Following a performance by Tony, the two Scouts attempt to halt his kidnapping. They are captured also by the abductors and taken to a remote wilderness lake. Managing to escape, the three young men apply scout camping experience and proceed to a ranger radio tower where they are recaptured by the kidnappers. Reasonable and restrained writing makes the plot plausible. The book should appeal to the camping set.