Santa Claus Oath

Dedicated to Jim Yellig and Charles W. Howard

Oath Book

The Santa Claus Oath Book's pages / pictures have been laminated and have been inserted into the leather bound book bearing the Oath logo. The pages in the book include the title page, dedication page, origins of the Oath, Jim Yellig dedication and bio, Charles W. Howard dedication and bio, Memorial for outstanding Santas of the past, the story of the first Santa Claus group, the story of the first Santa Claus convention, Santa conventions over the years, Santa Claus prayer page, "What Matters" poem, Oath title page, October 2008 meeting of the two grandsons page, the signed Oath page by the two grandsons, witness page, CWH Santa Claus School page, Santa Claus, Indiana ambassador page, Santa's Candy Castle history page, the Santa Claus Oath committee page, traveling oath information, dedication to the Santas of the world, historical overview of St. Nicholas, How St. Nicholas became Santa, title page for signatory and the signature pages.


The Santa Claus Oath Book was put into a time capsule on November 6, 2010 in a special ceremony at Santa's Candy Castle in Santa Claus, Indiana. Though the collection of signatures for the book has stopped, the Oath is still taken and used by Santa groups, schools, and organizations. The time capsule will be opened in the year 2035. The Santa Claus Oath Book is on public display at Santa's Candy Castle in Santa Claus, Indiana.