American Pilgrims on the Camino membership is open to anyone who has walked, or has dreams of walking, a pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Camino bicyclists are also welcome.

We invite you to join the global community of pilgrims to experience the Spirit of the Camino before, during and after your journey!

Membership offers you:

A unique possibility to connect with fellow pilgrims from across the United States and around the world

The ability to support infrastructure projects on the many routes to Santiago de Compostela

The opportunity to be trained as an hospitalero to serve your fellow pilgrims in albergues across Spain


In addition, American Pilgrims members enjoy

Discounted registration for our annual Gathering of Pilgrims;

Direct email delivery of “La Concha,” the quarterly publication of American Pilgrims on the Camino; and

An American Pilgrims patch

Membership levels:

Individual – $50 annually, for one person

Household – $75 annually, for up to four people in one household

Student – $15 annually, must be a currently enrolled full-time student

Lifetime - $500 for one person and you never need to renew!

To join or renew:

Current member login

(renew memberships and access member services)

Join American Pilgrims as a new member

(all membership types)

If you want to gift a membership to another pilgrim, want to upgrade your annual membership or have other questions, contact the membership coordinator.

If you would like to join, renew your membership or make a donation via personal check, please send payment to American Pilgrims on the Camino, 120 State Avenue NE #303, Olympia, WA 98501.

Please note on your check if it is for membership or a donation, or a combination of both.

Still undecided? Watch this YouTube video and hear directly from our members why they joined and what their membership means to them.

American Pilgrims on the Camino is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by the law.

American Pilgrims does not share membership information in any manner with any other organization or entity. Follow this link to view our privacy policy.

Rev 06/24/20