Spring Session - April 22-23, 2017
Hilton Garden Inn-Northpoint, 
Alpharetta, GA 

Classroom Sessions:

Saturday, April 22, 2017 (8:00 am until 5:00 pm) &
Sunday, April 23, 2017 (8:30 am until 5:00 pm)
There will be additional activities Friday and Saturday evenings.


Hair Whitening Demonstration (Missy and Mandy)
Becoming Santa (Santa Willie)
What’s Your Story? - Part I (Santa Jeaux)
Lights, Camera, Action! (Bob Moffa)
Observation of Special Needs Children’s Visits with Santa
Group Discussion of Santa Visits
Customer Service (James Barber)
What’s Your Story? - Part II (Santa Jeaux)
Evening Activity: Dinner followed by Santa Family Feud
Home Visits, Parties and Events (Santa Rick)
Working with Agents (Santa Rick)
Santa and Mrs. Claus Visits to Chronically/Terminally Ill Children (Santa Bham)
Magical Santa Moments (Santa Magic)
Mall Santas (Santa Rick)
What’s Your Story? - Part III (Santa Jeaux)
Group Photos, Giveaways, Diplomas


Santa Rick Rosenthal, Instructor
Joe "Santa Jeaux" Pridgen, Guest Instructor
James Barber, Guest Instructor
Missy Boggs, Guest Instructor
Santa Rick Davis, Guest Instructor
Mandy Jameson, Guest Instructor
"Aloha Bob" Moffa, Photographer & Guest Instructor
Gordon "Santa Bham" Pugh, Guest Instructor
Larry "Santa Magic" Talbert, Guest Instructor
Santa Willie Williamson, Guest Instructor


Santa’s Clauset
Tom Cortemeglia
A wide variety of Santa supplies and accessories

Aloha Bob Moffa, Photographer
Aloha Bob will be available for individual photos shoots throughout the weekend. Information will be posted shortly about how to make your appointment.  There is no charge for your photo shoot, however the cost for 2 retouched images is $50.00 ($50.00 is the minimum purchase for images).  Each additional retouched image will be $25.00.

Blue Ridge Beard Balm
Will Smith
Blue Ridge Beard Balms, Oils and Salves - American Made With Natural & Organic Ingredients Right Here In The Heart of the South

Charles Coonley
Santa's Berry Farm
A small family owned and operated  farm with blueberries, muscadines, local honey, jams, jellies, soaps, and beard balms.

Mrs C's Clauset
Deborah Medley
Custom tailored Santa and Mrs. Claus wardrobe and accessories.

Snow of the Roof Santa Hair
Miss Boggs
Hair and beard whitening and maintenance


Hilton Garden Inn – Atlanta North Point
10975 Georgia Lane, Alpharetta, GA 30022
Phone: (678) 566-3900 / Fax: (678) 566-3060

Special Room Rates:

Special room rates of $84.00 per night for a Standard King or a Standard Double, or $104 per night for a King Suite are available until April 15th.  Reservations include a complimentary full service hot breakfast made-to-order at the Garden Inn Grill. Rooms have a microwave and refrigerator, and there is a exercise facility onsite. Free Wi-Fi and parking.  

Reservations can be made by calling 1-877-StayHGI or (678) 566-3900. Please ask for the Northern Lights Santa Academy rate when making reservations.  Please let us know once your reservations have been made, and do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions after you have spoken to the hotel.

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Based out of the metro-Atlanta, Georgia area, the Northern Lights Santa Academy serves Santa Clauses, Mrs. Clauses and Santa's Helpers in the Southeastern United States, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. For more information about our Santa school, please contact us.  

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