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

January 21, 2017 Moose Jaw 52nd Annual Vintage Sled Run

March 3-5, 2017 Hide Tanning Education and Rehabilitation Weekend

March 10-12, 2017 Scrapbook Demonstration weekend

March 17-19, 2017 Casino Weekend

Lady Veteran Retreat Weekend March 31-April 2, 2017

April 16, 2017 Easter Dinner for Veterans and family

May 6, 2017 Spring Clean Up and Flag Raising

May 14, 2017- Opening Day for 3D Archery Course, 9AM-12PM Walk the course/scavenger Hunt/Games, 12-1PM Lunch(hot dogs, chips, soda), 1-5PM shoot the course. $5 per person, register at the Red Barn

May 26-28, 2017 Leathernecks MC Veterans Memorial Motorcycle Run

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