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

An opportunity 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

A discounted registration for our annual Gathering of Pilgrims;

The direct email delivery of “La Concha,” the quarterly newsletter 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 have a membership question, a problem accessing the members’ area of our website or trouble joining or renewing, contact the membership coordinator.

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 09/03/19