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Join WGVU Young Explorers with a Family Membership!

Members who contribute $96 or more annually (or $8/month) to WGVU Public Media are eligible for a Family Membership which includes 2 adult members and the option to enroll up to 5 children (0-12 years of age) in WGVU Young Explorers. You can enroll your children, grandchildren, or any child in your life who would enjoy belonging to something fun and educational!

WGVU Family Membership Benefits:

  1. Access to PBS Passport ($60 value)
  2. Option to receive a mailed monthly copy of “Showplace” – WGVU Public Media’s program guide
  3. Invitations to WGVU events and screenings
  4. Ability to enroll up to 5 children (ages 0-12 years old) in WGVU Young Explorers, where member children will receive:
  • Welcome postcard
  • Birthday postcard
  • Incentives to visit our partners around West Michigan such as: Lakeshore Museum Center's Muskegon Museum of History and Science, Holland Museum, W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Muskegon Museum of Art, Air Zoo Aerospace & Science Museum, Grand Rapids Children's Museum, Grand Rapids Public Museum, and John Ball Zoo
  • Early entry to events such as WGVU Kids Day at the Zoo (John Ball Zoo and Park), and WGVU Kids Day at the Air Zoo (Air Zoo Aerospace & Science Museum)
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The WGVU Family Membership offers family fun perks and events while supporting three WGVU PBS stations dedicated to providing high-quality, educational programming for the family on WGVU HD, WGVU PBS Kids 24/7, and WGVU Life.

Sign up for your Family Membership by donating $96 (or $8/month sustaining membership) or more. Questions about Family Membership can be directed to Joe Perin, WGVU Membership Specialist, at or 616-331-7291.