Points of Interest

Preservation Loop Attractions/Events
Yellow Pole Barn
• Maintenance in Yellow Pole Barn
• Piney Cove Cabin
• Summer Children’s “Crafting at the NJC” program from 10-12 on Thursdays under side porch
• Fishing Derby (June)

Preservation Loop Trail Head
• Fishing Pond behind Yellow Pole Barn
• Hitching Post in parking lot


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Restroom
Picnic Shelter
The picnic shelter is open to the public but private parties can reserve it for special occasions. Call the office to reserve your date.
•Summer Children’s Program on Tuesdays meeting place for “Interacting with Nature” from 10-12

• Conservation DAY for youth (last Saturday in August)
• Fall Fest (October)
• Picnic by the Pond (Picnic Shelter, Summer)
• Butterfly Exhibit (only last 10 days in July)
• Luminary Trail Walk (December)

Historic Red Barn
The red barn is available for private parties and can be reserved for special occasions. Call the office at 330.339.7976 to reserve your date.  Reserved parties will need to fill out a rental agreement.  Click here for the Red Barn AgreementThe NJC staff will provide the rental fee at the time of your reservation.  Checks should be made payable to the Norma Johnson Center and mail to PO Box 1185 New Philadelphia, OH  44663 along with the Red Barn Agreement.

• Celebrate the Season (December)
• Painting Classes (Summer)
• Quilt Square (All year round)

Conservation Loop Trail Head
• Clubhouse
• Suspension Bridge
• Wetland
• Duck Blind
• Hitching Post in trees to the right of Conservation Drive before parking lot

Installed Conservation Practices:
• Conservation Land Labs
• Tree ID Signs
• Fishing Pond


Johnson Loop Attractions/Events
• Johnson Loop Trail Head
• Fishing Ponds


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Brandywine Center Attractions/Events (BWC)
Owned and managed by the Tuscarawas County Soil and Water Conservation District the BWC is used for programs at the NJC and also the community. If you are interested renting the BWC contact the office at 330.339.7976 to reserve your date.  Reserved parties will need to fill out a rental agreement.  Click here for the Brandywine Center Agreement form.   A donation is accepted for the renting of the BWC.  Please make checks payable to Tusc SWCD and mail to the office located at 85 East Iron Avenue  Dover OH  44622 with the agreement. 

• Chicken BBQ (May)
• Plant Sale Pick Up (May)
• Santa’s Workshop (November)
• Painting Classes (Fall and Winter)