Chicago, IL – August 18 & 19

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

This school has been rescheduled from July 7 & 8, due to unforseeable circumstances.

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 Santas and Mrs. Claus from the local area.


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.

And we are most happy to tell everyone that our registration rates are still the same as in 2014.  You can click on any of the categories below to register:

Single Full-Registration $289
Couples Full-Registration $399
The Full-Registration packages are for new students and include two-days of training, one copy of the course book, “Behind the Red Suit,” and one diploma per person.

Single Alumni Registration  $219
Couples Alumni Registration $299
The Alumni registration packages are only for those who have attended an IUSC School in the past, or who have taken the IUSC DVD/Internet course.  Includes the two-days of training and one diploma per person. 

 Travel, meals and lodging are not included in any registration package.

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 just down the street, at TGI Fridays, 6600 S Cicero Avenue, Bedford Park, IL 60638, 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 organization in order to join us for dinner. (separate 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: