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!  A PBS Fort Wayne representative will contact you to confirm children’s names and birthdays for enrollment.

BENEFIT OF THE MONTH: September 2022

All new from the Lakeside Park area of Fort Wayne…

The September Explorer Club Benefit Of The Month is from the Oh Five Scoop Shop!

Explorer Club members will get a Free kiddie scoop of Ice Cream with a topping of your choice!

The Oh Five Scoop Shop is a family-friendly neighborhood ice cream parlor tucked into one of Fort Wayne’s classic neighborhoods.

Visit them at 1937 East State Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46805;
Open year round
Wednesday & Thursday: 2-9pm
Friday & Saturday: 1-9:30pm
Sunday: 1-9pm

Members may redeem this benefit once during the month of September!

Please Note:

  • Member must be present with card to claim
  • Good for one kiddie scoop with a topping of your choice per Explorer Club member

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 a new member benefit from PBS Fort Wayne that gives you extended access to an on-demand library of qualify public television programming online.
  • Monthly e-newsletters with family tips, activities, events, contests and more!

With your contribution of $7 a month ongoing OR a one-time donation of $84, your entire family receives all the EXPLORER 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 a new member benefit from PBS Fort Wayne that gives you extended access to an on-demand library of qualify public television programming online.

With your contribution of $10 a month ongoing OR a one-time donation of $120, your entire family receives all the EXPLORER and BIRTHDAY LEVEL benefits, PLUS:  

  • A PBS Fort Wayne Explorer Club Gift:  PBS KIDS DVD
  • PBS Fort Wayne Passport a new member benefit from PBS39 that gives you extended access to an on-demand library of qualify public television programming online.
  • Exclusive Meet & Greet opportunities with PBS Mascots (when available)

When your child watches PBS Fort Wayne, we gain two of your most valuable assets – your trust and your child’s time. Thanks to your involvement in our Explorer Club, PBS39 airs more than 50 hours of children’s programming weekly on channel 39.1 and 24-hours a day on 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!

PBS Fort Wayne’s Explorer Club is made possible in part by