Stanley is accused of stealing shoes because one day he was walking under a bridge and an old pair of shoes fell on top of him and he started running home but he did not know that those shoes belonged to a famous baseball player and those shoes were 5 thousand dollars but then the police caught him. Then they sent him to court and the judge gave him to choices to jail or go to camp green lake to get turned into a good boy and choice to go to camp green lake.
When Stanly comes to camp green lake every one has to dig holes 5 feet wide and 5 feet deep. Later Stanley stumbles a cross a gold tube and inside of it was a makeup kit that belonged kate ballow but ealier he agreed to give anything he finds to X-ray . Then later that day the people were passing around sunflower seeds each person taking as they pass it on as they go then they caught them with the sunflower seeds and then Stanley toke the blame.
The climax of the story is when Stanley carries Zero up the mountain because he is dehydrated from all that splosh but once they reach the top of the mountain they brake the family curse. And once they reach the top of the mountain they find onion lots of them and a bit of water so they start dig farther down and when they dig farther they see a pool of water
Stanleys family gets wealthy because they find the treasure. And Zero finds his mom.