St. John Central Academy is hosting an Elf Boot Camp/Chicken and Rib Dinner on December 3rd in the school gym on Guernsey Street. Prospective elves can learn the basics of being elf from Santa himself, have cookies and milk and even get their picture taken. A variety of vendors will also be on hand to make your Christmas shopping easier! Elf Boot Camp will be held from 10am to noon, with the chicken and rib dinner, featuring Jacob and Sons meats, following from noon to 3. The dinner is takeout only and preorders are requested. To place an order or register your child for Elf Boot Camp, call 304-218-1423.