Television star Robert Jordan (Clifton Webb) wants to attract more juvenile viewers to his show, so, to get into the proper spirit, he becomes involved with the Boy Scouts. Since Jordan is the type of man who values order and propriety above all else, trying to handle a troop of unruly
scouts is courting disaster and leads to numerous complications. While struggling to cope with his charges, Jordan and his wife (Frances Dee) find they become the focus of attention of little Mike (George "Foghorn" Winslow), who is too young to be a Boy Scout, but nevertheless always seems to
hanging around Jordan and his troop. Jordan camps and hikes his way through his unwanted ass...