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The Boise Chapter of American Pilgrims serves Treasure Valley and southwestern Idaho.

The Boise Chapter is in search of new chapter leadership. If you would like more information on becoming a coordinator and sustaining the chapter for the benefit of area pilgrims, please contact and/or

The purpose of local chapters is to keep participants connected to the Camino and to introduce new people to the phenomenon. We plan to accomplish this in a number of ways, such as social events, walks and mentoring future pilgrims.

  • To offer opportunities for local pilgrims to gather and hold events related to the Camino.
  • To mentor future pilgrims, promote the pilgrimage and American Pilgrims through social gatherings.

The chapter schedules walks, talks, potlucks and much more!

To see what we’re doing, please visit the Local Chapter Events Calendar and select our chapter name in the "All Events Category" pull-down menu. This will filter to display only our chapter's events.

Follow this link to view the Local Chapters video on YouTube.

Contact chapter coordinator Becky Bunderson at for more information. We invite you to sign up for the chapter's email list! And you might also think about joining the national American Pilgrims on the Camino. The local chapters exist because the national organization supports them. Why should you consider doing that? Check out this video!

Are you interested in learning more about the Camino?

Consider joining the American Pilgrims on the Camino Facebook group for great dialogue, Q&A, photos and a running commentary about the Camino from like-minded pilgrims.

Follow this link to download a sample packing list.


Mentor Program

The Boise Chapter Camino Mentor Program can pair individuals who have questions about their upcoming Camino with a nearby veteran who can answer questions. Contact for details.

Experienced Camino walkers and cyclists who would like to serve as mentors should contact us so that you can be added to our resource list. Potential mentors should provide us with your name, zip code and a brief rundown of your experience including walking or cycling, which route and when.

Please email us for information about the chapter and its activities or about membership in American Pilgrims.

Rev 03/22/2024