The remaining students face the challenges of a High Ropes Course and celebrating Christmas in the wilderness.
After an emotional outpouring by some of the contestants during the Empty Chair Exercise, the students reunite with their parents for Christmas.
The youths spend three days and nights completely alone, fending for themselves in the wilderness; Jada tries to manipulate her parents into bringing her home early.
Lexie, haunted by the trauma in her past, is forced to face her fears on a rappel down the face of a cliff; Lauren deals with some intense emotions on the anniversary of her father's death; Nick struggles to master the art of primitive fire-making.
The campers plot their escape and Isaiah runs off, prompting the staff to recruit tough new field instructors; the students are taken on a hike through the snow, which turns into a raging blizzard.
After a 10-mile hike carrying 40-lb backpacks, the youths celebrate Thanksgiving without their families.
Troubled teens arrive at SageWalk, where they are confronted with the harsh realities of camp life; after a 10-mile hike carrying 40-lb backpacks, the youths celebrate Thanksgiving without their families.