Northern California Chapter Events

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Northern California Chapter - American Pilgrims on the Camino logoBelow is a list of official Northern California chapter events for 2020. This list is also on our Facebook Group Announcements section will be updated throughout the year, so check back for additions. Lake Merritt Walks in Oakland take place on the first Saturday of every month, rain or shine!

2020 Northern California Chapter Events:

  • Feb 16: Muir Beach Hike
  • Feb 20: Pilgrim Talk: Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage with Roxanne Morgan (Berkeley)
  • Feb 23, Mar 1 & 8: Spanish for the Camino (Berkeley)
  • Mar 12-15: Annual Gathering of Pilgrims (Lake Tahoe)
  • Mar 19: Pilgrim Talk: Le Puy Route with Andy Cohn (Berkeley)
  • Mar 21: Blessing & Shell Ceremony Potluck (Oakland)
  • Mar 28: Mt. Tam Hike (Marin County)
  • Apr 16: Camino 101: The Basics (Berkeley REI)
  • Apr 25: Berkeley Campus Walk
  • May 15-17: Half Moon Bay Walk (Pacifica to HMB)
  • May 23: San Francisco Crosstown Trail Hike
  • May 28: Camino 101: The Major Routes (Berkeley REI)
  • Jun 18: Camino 101: Packing & Gear (Berkeley REI)
  • Jun 20: Presidio to Ocean Beach Walk (SF)
  • Jun 27: Pilgrimage to Camino Brewing Co. (San Jose)
  • Jul 11: Meet & Greet w/ Silicon Valley Chapter (Oakland)
  • Jul 16: Camino 101: Technology on the Camino (Berkeley REI)
  • Jul 18: St. James’ Day Walk (SF)
  • Jul 24 or 25: St. James’ Day Potluck (Oakland)
  • Aug 20: Camino 101: Less Traveled Routes (Berkeley REI)
  • Aug 22 or 29: Angel Island Hike
  • Sep 12: Hill 88 Hike (Marin County)
  • Oct 4: Tiburon Sunset Cruise
  • Nov 14 or 21: Welcome Home Potluck (Oakland)
  • Nov 29: San Francisco to Sausalito Hike
  • Dec 6: Holiday Lights Walk (Oakland)

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