Mark your calendars now for the 2017 Annual Symposium for Pilgrimage Studies! The theme is "What is Pilgrimage?", the place is the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia and the dates are October 6 to 8, 2017. Abstracts are being accepted until May 1st, 2017. Stay tuned for updates including meeting highlights and registration! This annual event is a wonderful complement to American Pilgrims' National Gatherings.
ANNOUNCING 2017 AMERICAN PILGRIMS INFRASTRUCTURE GRANTS
Our Grants Program Supports the Camino! Thanks to your membership and donations, in 2016 American Pilgrims on the Camino awarded over $45,000 to support infrastructure projects in Spain and France. All pilgrims on various routes of the Camino benefit. Help ensure the future of the Camino by spreading the message. Grants are made to non-private albergues and charitable organizations. For applications and guidelines visit: americanpilgrims.org/grant-program. Applications are being accepted March 6 through May 1, 2017.
Nuestro programa de subvenciones típicamente se conceden a albergues sin fines de lucro o a organizaciones caritativas que trabajan para desarrollar la infraestructura del Camino de Santiago. Con estas subvenciones, nuestros miembros agradecen las muchas bondades del Camino de Santiago de Compostela. La solicitud y requisitos de elegibilidad se encuentran en el sitio web de American Pilgrims, americanpilgrims.org/grant-program-espanol. Estamos aceptando solicitudes a partir del 6 de marzo hasta el 1 de mayo, 2017.
Headed to Spain this summer? Why not take a class?
We have just posted several language, culture and history classes. All happen to be in Santiago so what a great way to end your Camino. Check them out on ourInternational Events page!
American Pilgrims Clean Camino competition winners!
American Pilgrims on the Camino is proud to launch its Clean Camino logo in the hopes of bringing awareness to the issue of increasing litter along the Camino. The slogan was submitted by Terry Kristensen and Kevin Metz and the logo artwork is a creation of Kevin Metz. With this logo in mind, it is our hope that all pilgrims will do their part to maintain a pristine Camino!
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