We just had it turned on by our CSM last month, @qnguyen . Easy and overnight. From my understanding SMORM content in Canvas does not travel with a course export or copy process, so hold onto your SCORM packets in case you need to do something like this in the future. I could be wrong but just in case -- better safe than sorry. Hope this helps.
Nope, you're not wrong. We create new course shells each semester, and in all of our courses that use SCORM, we have to re-load them in every time. I've confirmed with Instructure that they are hoping to resolve this in the future, but it will be a while if it happens. One specific course we run uses 34 separate SCORM files and it's my job to re-load them every time. Yay!