LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A YWCA in West Texas has fired two camp
counselors after a boy was forgotten outside in the oppressive
The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (http://bit.ly/q85FT4) reports the
counselors, as of Wednesday, were no longer employed by the Lubbock
A mother arrived around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to pick up her son,
but he couldn't immediately be located. He was found napping under
YWCA executive director Glenda Mathis says the boy appeared
sluggish, but wasn't harmed. His mother took him to a hospital to
be checked for possible dehydration.
Mathis says the two staffers failed to do a mandatory head count
as about 15 campers, ages 5 to 12, were moved from a playground to
The forgotten boy's name and age weren't released.