Chicago, IL – July 7 & 8

Hampton Inn – Chicago Midway
6540 S Cicero Ave
Bedford Park, IL 60638
(708) 496-1900

As with all of our schools, this is for all Santas, Mrs Claus and those interested in the Santa industry.  Whether you are real bearded or theatrically bearded; professional or just a volunteer, this school has something for everyone.   And on Saturday Night we will have a special social and Dinner with the Buckeye Santas.

All regional Santas and Mrs. Claus, even those who are not members, or those not attending the school are invited for both the Santa Claus Oath Ceremony at 4:30 on Saturday, and the dinner that evening.

1And we are most happy to tell everyone that our registration rates are still the same as in 2014.

A single registration is just $289 for the two day course, $399 for a couple. This includes 16 hours of training, the 240+ page course book and your personalized diploma, or two diplomas for a couple.  Travel, meals and lodging are not included.

Alumni Rates are just $219 per person, and $299 per couple  and include the full course and diplomas.

The Hampton Inn – Chicago/Midway has a special block of rooms, for $109.00 per night, for your choice of a king room or two queen beds, plus: complimentary, all-you-can-eat, breakfast buffet each morning; free coffee all day; free parking and free wi-fi.  To register for your hotel room, Click Here

The school is taught from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday.  On Saturday afternoon, at the close of class, I will host a presentation of the Santa Claus Oath.  All Santas and Mrs. Claus from the region are most welcome to join the class in the Oath ceremony.  One does not need to attend the school in order to  participate in the ceremony.   Special Oath certificates, suitable for framing will be presented to all attendees.

And also, on Saturday evening, there will be a nice dinner locally, which we will try to coordinate with the local Santa association.  Again, all regional Santas, Mrs. Claus, families and friends are most welcome to attend.  You do not need to attend the school or belong to any organizaiton in order to join us for dinner. (Seperate checks please.)

The full agenda for the school is available. Just click on the link at the top of this page.

If you have any questions, you can email me at:

School4Santas Registration 2018

2018 School4Santas Registration Form
  • Give us your name exactly as it should be printed on the diploma, i.e., Santa Bill Jones, Bill Jones, Santa Bill or William ‘Santa Bill’ Jones.
  • Optional - only if 2nd attendee
  • Include Apartment, etc. on Line 2 if necessary
  • General registration includes two days of training, one course book per person or couple and one diploma per person. Alumni registration all of the above, except the course book. For anyone wanting a second course book or for alumni wanting our most current course book, please order below or via the web site.
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