Visitor Information

  • Information/Support Location & Directions

    The Science Center @ Southern High is located inside Southern High School at 4400 Solomons Island Road, Harwood, MD 20776.  Click HERE to view the map and get directions to the Science Center.


    The Science Center @ Southern High is open for student field trips during the 2019-2020 school year for K-2 grade students.  Hours of operation are 8:00am-4:00pm.  Evening and weekend events will be offered throughout the year; details will be posted to the Science Center’s calendar.


    The entrance for the Science Center is located on the north side of the school near the greenhouse, click HERE to view the map and get directions to the Science Center.  Please turn right into the school driveway off of Route 2 South at the first entrance to the school.  Drive straight back as shown on the diagram – bus loop provided. The entrance door to the Science Center is well labeled.  On your field trip day, please call when you are five minutes away and someone will greet you and your group at the door.  Please have all your chaperone paperwork ready for us to check in the adults as they enter.

    Bus Drop Off/Pick up & Parking

    There is a bus loop provided for the buses to drop off the students right at the Science Center door.  Please see the diagram on this page.  If any chaperones are arriving by car, there is ample parking available adjacent to the Science Center.

    Safety & Security

    Please make sure that all students have signed field trip permission forms and that all chaperones have been properly fingerprinted as per AACPS security regulations.  We cannot allow any chaperones to enter the Science Center during the school day who have not been properly fingerprinted.