Duck March for Children’s Mental Health

Anago, Genest Detention Centre is a secure detention/custody facility for male youth. We strive to provide a safe and therapeutic environment for all. It has truly transcended to ALL over the years. This video is of our “Momma Duck”. She has been coming to Genest for the past six years to nest. She has hatched 7 nests of ducklings in one of our flowerboxes, surrounded by our facility.

Every year, we have a ‘duck migration’ in which we have all the youth in our facility assist to walk the ducks from the courtyard, through the school hallway to our outside yard, so they can make their way to the pond a couple doors down. This year, Momma Duck hatched her ducklings just prior to Children’s Mental Health week and so we had a “Duck March for Children’s Mental Health