Summer At Sandy Spring

Hoop It Up,

For Skills That Outlast Summer!

Basketball: Entering Grades 4-8

About Coach Parker: Carl Parker, is currently in his 5th year as Sandy Spring Friends Head Men’s Varsity Basketball Coach. In his short time at Sandy Spring Friends, Carl has led the 2017 PVAC Championship Finalist Beests to yet another record-breaking season and regional recognition competing against WCAC, MAC, and IAC opponents. Carl has orchestrated the best SSFS season in 23 years (24-7). Carl grew up in New York City playing high school basketball at Northeastern Academy and later went on to play college basketball at Columbia Union College. It was his experience as a team member of the NCAA Division II Basketball and Track teams that forever forged the basis of his philosophy on character, integrity, discipline, and spiritual intelligence. A kid from the Bronx, Coach Parker resides in Silver Spring, Maryland with his beautiful wife, Sarah, and their five children: Imani, Mecca, Malakai, Luke and Hunter.

Quick Facts

  • Grade: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Weeks: 3,5,6
  • (July 02 - July 27)


  • Full Day - 9am - 3:30pm: $380 (includes joining Friends Camp for lunch and afternoon workshop and activities!)
  • Half Day - 9am - 12pm: $180 (No Lunch)