Brave Hearts Estate is a 238 acre ranch that was donated to Operation Injured Soldiers by a patriot and generous supporter of our injured veterans. Opened in the spring of 2015, the Brave Hearts Estate serves as a retreat destination with a main house, Campfires, signing & s’mores, Hunting, Cable Tv & Board games and a wide variety of nearby adaptive sporting amenities.

Located in the northwestern corner of Michigan, Brave Hearts Estate is nestled just outside the city of Pellston. Veterans & their families can enjoy many nearby attractions:

  • Shop in Petoskey, Harbor Springs & Charlevoix
  • Ski Resorts/Snowmobiling
  • Boat / Swim in Michigan Lakes
  • Visit Mackinaw City & Island
  • 30 Station 3D archery Range on site
  • Sporting clays / hunt Club
  • Scenic Drives
  • Hiking & Biking trails
  • Fishing & Boating

Brave Hearts Estate offers completely free lodging for our veterans and their families. The main house has 8 bedrooms, a dining room, family room, living room, and large fully equipped kitchen and laundry room. The estate is wheelchair accessible on the main floor.

A full time caretaker /manager will be on site 24/7 to support vets and their families.

Phone number to the estate: 231.539.7111

July 29, 2017 Brave Hearts Estate Festival/ Motorcycle Poker Run/Craft Event- 10AM-6PM. Booth space available for exhibitors. 12X12 Site, $20 per table.

August 12, 2017- 1st Annual Brave Hearts Estate Archery Shoot. 10am-3pm. 30 3D Archery targets. Campsites and facilities are available for those that need lodging. $25.00 per site. Food and drink stands will be available on site for a charge. Competition classes will be held in both adult(16 and older) and youth( 15 and younger) age classes and both recurve and compound classifications. Competition registration fees: Adult $20.00 Youth $15. Cash and other prizes awarded to 1st-3rd place winners in each competition class

August 17/18, 2017-  Walloon Lake Boating Event. Family friendly boating excursions on the beautiful Walloon Lake. Spend the day skiing/tubing or pontoon cruising on the lake.