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About Positive Energy Outdoors
Specialties Because too many of us spend more time indoors than outside, PEO provides beginner-friendly tours and instruction so people of all ages feel safe and have fun in the outdoors. Summer Tours, Programs and Field Trips: Tours for individuals, families and groups of up to 60 include summer sled dog kennel tours, kayaking, rock climbing, 12 passenger voyageur canoeing and draft horse wagon rides. PEO also offers summer day camps for grades K-8, overnight adventure camps for teens and a counselor in training (CIT) program. Summer Rentals: Portable climbing wall, kayaks and SUPs (Fredenberg/Island Lake lake use only--we do not rent kayaks for use on Lake Superior). Winter Tours, Programs and Field Trips: Tours for individuals, families and groups of up to 60 include dog sledding, draft horse sleigh rides, snowshoeing and ice climbing. PEO also offers winter day camps for grades K-8. Winter Rentals: Snowshoes, ice climbing boots, crampons and ice tools. After School Programs: PEO runs Adventure Club, an after school program combining outdoor education and free play in nature for grades K-5. The program is housed at Lowell Elementary School in Duluth, MN and other locations in the region. History Established in 2004. PEO, a Duluth-based 501(c)3 not-for-profit outdoor education program, was founded to provide people and animal powered exploration of the outdoors. Each year, PEO helps thousands of children and adults experience dog sledding, kayaking, rock climbing and more in Duluth and on the North Shore of Lake Superior. PEO's beginner-friendly tours offer Adventure with Purpose. Your participation provides crucial funding for PEO to provide life-changing outdoor adventure programs for over 500 under-served Twin Ports youth each year. The husband and wife team of Blake Cazier and Steph Love founded PEO to help people of all ages and abilities get outside. With more than 50 years of combined professional teaching and guiding experience, Blake, Steph and PEO's staff of professional outdoor educators are among the most experienced guides and instructors in the region. Each year, our team helps thousands of people feel safe and have fun while participating in outdoor activities.
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Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome time with our family. The owners were great, and the dogs were fun to work with. What a great experience!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jcnypen
Reviewed December 17, 2018

We had a party of 9 people and went dogsledding! Blake and Steph were very knowledgeable and were so good with the kids! We enjoyed learning about the dogs history and helping get them ready to go out. We also enjoyed the horse drawn wagon...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mandy R
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

We did a group sled with another family, 4 kids 5 and under. We had a blast! The staff did a great job of explaining what they do and inviting the kids to help. There was plenty of time for multiple rides. Definitely recommend this!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank minnesotagirl77
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Truly amazing experience!! So happy to be able to check that off the bucket list✔️ highly recommend!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank k8hallock
Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

Fabulous experience, very educational and a through from beginning to end . you take part in getting your team ready, understanding the positions of the dogs etc. and learn how to control your speed while traveling with the dogs . I would highly recommend this...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Jeannescottg
Reviewed March 13, 2016

We went dog sledding with the cub scouts and had an awesome time. This is Minnesota at its finest. The crew were great and offered a wonderful learning experience for the boys.More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Justus K
PEOutdoors, Owner at Positive Energy Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2016

We are glad you were able to dog sled with us before the snow melted! It was great to meet the group--we love teaching kids to help us with the dogs and driving with them on on the double driver sleds. Looking forward to more...More

Reviewed February 23, 2016

My 11 yro son and I did PEO's 2 hour bog tour and had a fantastic time! Our guide was one of the co-owners (Steph): she was super nice and great with my son. My son got to help harness all the dogs (we had...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Indygirl575
PEOutdoors, Owner at Positive Energy Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2016

Glad to hear you had fun on the trail and in the kennel spending time with the dogs! I love that the double driver sleds give adults and kids the opportunity to drive a big team, and that you enjoyed learning to harness and hook...More

Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

Dog sledding with positive energy is just that, it is a positively wonderful experience. It's educational, the owners are hands on and very knowledgable about each individual pup, how they run, what they like etc. We learned how to harness the dogs and put them...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Jeannescottg
PEOutdoors, Owner at Positive Energy Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2016

We love helping people take an active role in getting the dogs ready to go and driving the teams once we hit the trail. It is so much fun to share stories about the dogs and their individual personalities. Thanks for dog sledding with us!...More

Reviewed February 14, 2016

Our group was five 50-something women who are relatively fit. We booked an afternoon dog sled session in mid February. The temp was about 8 degrees above zero, but sunny. Stephanie was super encouraging to one of our group who was sensitive to the cold...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Margaret G
PEOutdoors, Owner at Positive Energy Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2016

There is no better feeling than being warm and toasty on a cold day, and I'm glad we could help make sure you had all the right gear to enjoy your afternoon with the dogs. And thanks for your interest in our non-profit mission--to encourage...More

Reviewed December 26, 2015

We had a wonderful time on the 2 hour sled dog tour. Our 9 year old grand daughter had never experienced anything like it and was totally enamored with the dogs. We started with learning how to get the dogs harnessed and then the 4...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank secretlakegirl
PEOutdoors, Owner at Positive Energy Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2016

We love running in the snow, and glad your family had a great time in the sleds! It's fun to have the choice of sitting back and relaxing or driving. I like them both! We'll look forward to seeing you on more adventures in the...More

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Sadie1121
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Response from PEOutdoors | Property representative |
We have more snow in the forecast this week, so there should be plenty for dog sledding the week after Christmas. Right now, there is availability during the week (26th and 27th are the most open). You can go to our... More
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