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PBS Fort Wayne Explorer Club

JOIN THE EXPLORER CLUB TODAY!

The PBS Fort Wayne Explorer Club is designed for families like yours, who want to learn, create and have fun together. Your Explorer Club membership supports PBS KIDS programming and grants your family access to a year of benefits.

To join the Explorer Club: Call us at (260) 484-8839 OR make a pledge/donation online and join today!

The Explorer Club Benefits of the Month

May 2024 benefit of the month

Young's Greenhouse & Florist

Explorers this May will receive a FREE 4” potted plant (select plants only) from Young’s Greenhouse & Flower Shop, located at 5867 Lake Ave. Fort Wayne, IN 46815. Visit their website at youngsgreenhouseandflowershop.com/ to learn more about these wonderful PBS Fort Wayne supporters!
 Must present your Explorer Club Card when you visit. 

June 2024 Benefit of the Month

Kona Ice North Fort Wayne

Kick off the summer this June with a free Kollectable Kowabunga Kup at the Kona Ice Fort Wayne North Truck.  Serving our area including Decatur, IN · Van Wert, OH · Bluffton, IN · Columbia City, IN · Roanoke, IN · Huntington, IN · Fort Wayne, IN · New Haven, IN, you can find out where they will be next on their facebook page; email them at  billyh@kona-ice.com or go online to http://www.kona-ice.com/find-a-kona/.
Must present your Explorer Club Card at their truck.

July 2024 Benefit of the Month

Fort Wayne Museum of Art

During the month of July 2024, Explorers will get one free child's admission to the Fort Wayne Museum of Art. Learn more about hours, current exhibitions, educational opportunities and more at
https://fwmoa.org/.

Must present your Explorer Club Card for free child's admission.
 

August 2024  Benefit of the Month

Oh Five Scoop Shop

During the month of August, Explorers will be able to get one free kiddie scoop with their choice of toppings at the Oh Five Scoop Shop, located at 1937 E. State Blvd. on Fort Wayne's northeast side, near Parkview's Randallia Hospital.

Must present your Explorer Club Card at time of purchase.

Explorer Club Levels

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With your contribution of $5 a month ongoing OR a one-time donation of $60, your entire family receives:

  • A PBS Fort Wayne Explorer Club Welcome Kit featuring fun activities, stickers, an age-appropriate book, and coupons to places in northeast Indiana.
  • Free entry and member-only goody bags at PBS Fort Wayne events.
  • A PBS Fort Wayne Explorer Club Member Card for discounts around northern Indiana.
  • PBS Fort Wayne Passport: the most versatile member benefit from PBS Fort Wayne. Passport gives you extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming online.
  • Monthly e-newsletters with family tips, activities, events, contests and more!
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With your contribution of $7 a month ongoing OR a one-time donation of $84, your entire family receives all the Discovery Level benefits. In addition, each child receives:

  • On-air birthday recognition for the entire month of the child's birthday.
  • A PBS Fort Wayne Explorer Club Birthday Gift Pack with goodies and coupons from area businesses and organizations
  • PBS Fort Wayne Passport: the most versatile member benefit from PBS Fort Wayne. Passport gives you extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming online.
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With your contribution of $10 a month ongoing OR a one-time donation of $120, your entire family receives all the Discovery and Birthday Level benefits, PLUS:  

  • A PBS Fort Wayne Explorer Club Gift
  • PBS KIDS DVD
  • PBS Fort Wayne Passport: the most versatile member benefit from PBS Fort Wayne. Passport gives you extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming online.
  • Exclusive Meet & Greet opportunities with PBS Mascots (when available)

When your child watches PBS Fort Wayne, we share two of your most valuable assets – your trust and your child’s time.

Thanks to your involvement with our Explorer Club, PBS Fort Wayne airs 7 hours of children’s programming each weekday on channel 39.1 and 24 hours a day/7 days a week on our PBS KIDS channel, 39.2. The PBS Fort Wayne Explorer Club is also made possible by sponsorship from businesses throughout our community. They believe in lifelong learning and the power of PBS Fort Wayne’s children’s programming.

Join the PBS Fort Wayne Explorer Club today and support quality children’s programming