Sandy Spring Friends School



Lower School Extended Care & After School Clubs

Sandy Spring Friends School offers reliable and convenient before- and after-school care in a safe, supportive, and fun environment!

Before Care

Lower School Before Care is available for any student from 7:30 to 8:00 am. Students are dropped off in front of Walbrooke/Breiling, the main Lower School building, where they are greeted by Lower School faculty. Weather permitting, the students are supervised on the Lower School playground. In the event of inclement weather, students gather in a Lower School classroom where they can visit with friends, read, draw, or play games. Registration is not required for Before Care services.


Sandy Spring Friends Lower School partners with Kids After Hours for After Care for our Preschool-5th grade students. Highlights of the Lower School KAH After Care program include:

  • Extended hours to 6:30 pm
  • Themed monthly activities
  • Full Day (8-4) care on professional days and professional development days when there are no classes for Lower School students
  • Full Day (8-4) care for the SSFS spring break week and some of winter break
  • Care on inclement weather closing days if Montgomery County Administrative offices are open
Lower School After Care Fees

Fees depend on the number of days your student is registered. See the KAH website's tuition calendar for costs for 2, 3, and 4 days/week).  Drop-in rates for aftercare services are also available if needed. More information and online registration is available on the Kids After Hours website

After School Clubs

After-school clubs offer a variety of interesting opportunities for students to explore and expand extracurricular interests. Our clubs meet for 7-8 weeks and are offered in three sessions - fall, winter and spring. A snack is provided each week to all students. Clubs meet one day a week. At the end of the club session students not regularly enrolled in Kids After Hours must be promptly picked-up.

Students regularly enrolled in Kids After Hours will be escorted to the Kids After Hours (KAH) facility at the end of the club session. The maximum enrollment of each club is determined by the teacher based on the subject, time, and resources available.