John Chilson, Lead Instructor for North Pole Santa School

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Qualified by Above Activities...

  • Founding Member and currently Moderator of Society of Santa (SOS)
  • Member of International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santas (IBRBS)
  • Authorized to Administer The Santa Claus Oath
  • Graduate of the Saint Nicholas Institute
  • Inducted into the Knights of St. Nicholas 2018 at International Santa Celebration, Denver, CO
  • Author of North Pole Santa Claus Guide, Helping You Develop YOUR Santa", 2nd Edition, 270 Pages, sold at Amazon and Barnes and Noble
  • Lead Instructor at North Pole Santa School

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Other Qualifications

  • Real Bearded Santa
  • Active Santa Claus since 1999
  • Visits with Hundreds of Children Every Year
  • Available Year–Round
  • Custom–Made Outfits
  • Performance Liability Insurance *
  • Annual Background Report *
  • Drug Tests if Requested
  • Annual Flu shot
  • Experienced Commercial Event Santa
  • Experienced Home Visit Santa
  • Experienced Parade Santa
  • Experienced Santa in Commercial Videos
  • Experienced Mall Santa
  • Experienced Event Organizer & Promoter
  • Author of “North Pole Santa Claus Guide” (Available on

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