Information about bus routes can be found online here. Families can enroll in Bus Transportation and Before Care services via MyBackPack > Program Registration. SSFS continues to accept bus registrations until August 1st, or until routes are at capacity. Please note that some routes will fill to capacity before August 1st, so be sure to register to ride the bus as soon as possible, if you have not already done so. Directions for bus registration may be found online here.
For aftercare, please register through the Kids After Hours website (details below). For before care, please register via your MyBackPack account. For questions about Lower School extended care, please contact Pam Gilmer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-774-7455 x112. For bus/transportation questions, please contact Cathryn Carnevale at email@example.com or 301-774-7455 x177.
(SSFS faculty and staff: please note that LS Aftercare sign-up and payment procedures are different for you; the information below is for non-SSFS employees only.)
Below are instructions for how to register for aftercare services via Kids After Hours. Please note that before school care registration is available via MyBackpack.
- Go to www.kidsafterhours.com
- Click on School Year > Before and After Care
- Click on Locations (at bottom of page)
- Click on Sandy Spring Friends School
- Click on Register Now
Bob Sickels (240-687-6201) is the owner of the Kids After Hours program and is available to answer KAH specific questions. You can reach the KAH Main Office at 301-933-6888. Pam Gilmer, in the Lower School, is the SSFS point person for the KAH program and she can be reached at 301-774-7455 x112.