Join our Food Packing Team

Each Spring the Philmont Commissary packs 400,000+ trail meals to feed participants and staff throughout the upcoming summer. This is your chance to join the team!

Employment Dates

Contracts run from February 20th through April 30th, with opportunities to extend until the start of a summer contract.


Each seasonal employee enjoys free meals, free housing, and backcountry access on days off.

Fun Facts

It will take a team of 18 staff members approximately 10 weeks to pack 400,000+ trail meals.

The Commissary will recieve more than 1,300 pallets of product between November 1 and April 15.

The Food Packing team will pack on average 12,000 meal bags a day.