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
June 1-3, 2017 Saginaw VA Men’s Retreat/Education Weekend
***Cancelled***June 22-25, 2017 Vietnam Veterans/Native American Group Activities Weekend***Cancelled***
June 24, 2017 5K Color Run- Registration 9AM, Run start 10AM- No dogs, other than service dogs, allowed for this event. Hot Dog lunch provided following the run. First 50 registrants will receive a commemorative shirt. $20 registration fee. Strollers welcome
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 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.