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.