Club Events

Seminar - Weather 101 for Outdoor Adventures

Wednesday 09 March 2022, 7pm - 9pm

The agenda for the talk is:

  • Reading environmental signals for weather when far from a computer
  • Reading a weather map
  • Understanding cloud types
  • Weather forecast sources
  • Synoptic Weather Systems/Patterns
  • Long range outlook for spring/summer

Robert Boggs has been a consulting meteorologist for over 30 years, first assisting Dave Phillips at Environment Canada with the Weather Trivia Calendar, and then moving to the private sector to provide specialized weather services to such clients as SkyDome, Hydro One, IESO, the Ontairio Ministry of Transportaiton, City of Ottawa, OC Transpo, TD Banki, CN Rail, and CPR to name a few.

Details for joining the meeting are listed listed here for club members. For security reasons and to help ensure that we do not exceed the capacity of our Zoom account, please do not share the login details with people who are not members of the RA Canoe Camping Club.

Non-club members can get the joining instructions by contacting Mark at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The details will be sent starting about 3-4 weeks before the seminar up until the day before the seminar.

Basic level guidelines on Zoom are on the club website at