The teams compete in an elimination challenge; the winning teams are tasked with preparing for the final challenge.
Tensions rise as some of the remaining contestants are left out of alliances; tough choices must be made when it comes to food.
Teams get to know each other and secrets are revealed as the competition continues; a prize challenge offers a sweet victory; two teams put strength and communication to the test during the elimination challenge.
Emotions run high as the teams realize they're only one elimination challenge away from making it to the top five; the camp struggles with its food supply.
A challenge reward sparks romance between rival contestants; the elimination challenge ends in an emotional departure.
The pairs struggle with finding their team dynamics as romance and tempers flare in the camp; the elimination proves the importance of communication.
Kirsten struggles with a serious allergic reaction, which could put her team in jeopardy; as the teams enter the week's prize challenge, they quickly realize that rivalries are already forming; things get personal during the elimination.
While the novices try to adjust to life in the jungle, the survivalists begin to understand competition won't be their only obstacle.