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!


Annual membership fees have remained the same since 2013.

Membership offers you:

A unique way to connect with fellow pilgrims across the globe in our local chapters and Facebook groups

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

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

Exclusive invitations to members-only National Events


In addition, American Pilgrims members enjoy

  • Discounted registration for our annual Gathering of Pilgrims;
  • Invitation to contribute to La Concha, the 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)

Give a gift membership

(all membership types)

To upgrade your existing annual membership to a household or lifetime membership, or if you have other questions, email 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.

If you wish to pay your membership fees via a contribution from a Donor-Advised Fund account, please confirm that the contribution qualifies under the rules of the Donor-Advised Fund prior to making payment.

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 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 02/29/2024